Facts about home holiday fires One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems. Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious. On average, one of every 31 reported home structure Christmas tree fires results in a death compared toContinue reading “Fire Prevention Now!”
Another WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge We live in a lovely spot on the side of a forested hill. I cannot see the horizon from my house, much, because millions of lovely trees block the view. However, in the winter when the leaves have dropped, the view changes drastically. As with the cycles of the seasons,Continue reading “Can You See Your Horizon?”
Some trees, like some people, use the wounds of their past to shape them for sheltering. They grow to have room in their hearts for all and that certain open-armed welcome you just know you will need someday. Others go on to be more nurturing. They serve and give generously, providing those who come toContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Down – 4”
We have a lot of dead trees after last summer’s drought and have been marking them for a sale. Since I was keeping the tally while someone else did all the work, I could spend time looking around. I have seen a LOT of trees. Some of these poor things are real troopers and remind meContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Down – 3”
Fog Is a Gift Blocking all but me and mine, Sighing canopy, dark lace, Breathing to me. Centering. Baring soul in black trees, Urging notice of the near-by, Blurring impending day. Arresting. Stirring from the valley, Muffling distant hammers, Whispering damp over all, Stopping the world. Thanks.