Here in the Land of Lincoln, it's been raining for days—the steady, soaking, pattering rain that falls in early spring just prior to everything bursting into bright green leaves and brilliant blooms. I used to begrudge the time that this season between seasons took away from spring, but now, I thank God for it. Once… Continue reading Rain, Rain…Come Again (and Again) Another Day!
Part of my nightly routine is to call in our dog, Jessie. Part of her nightly routine is to travel round about the countryside, barking in chorus with coyotes, treeing raccoons, splashing in our creek, and generally having a wonderful doggy time. Eventually, she returns to her post as sentinel in our front yard, where… Continue reading A Light in the Window