So Much Happens in Just One Day

NoTrespassing

So much happens in just one day, it’s enough to make your head spin around. Biking home, I noticed a “No Trespassing” in the middle of a flooded field. Is trespassing really a problem in this case? Maybe people are launching boats to go duck hunting in the field.

FallenLimbs

Nature is the consummate producer of disposable items. One wind storm and a thousand used-once branches come flying out of the trees. The good thing about the items nature throws away is that they are all compostable.

NewMapleLeaves

The maples are putting out this year’s leaves. In six to eight months, they’ll be worn out and falling to the ground. Better enjoy them why I can.

DancingPlums

There’s less time to enjoy the plum, cherry, and pear blossoms. A few weeks and they will be just a memory.

DoubleCherries
PearBlossoms
DustBathingHens

From dust bathing hens come the world’s most delicious eggs. These won’t last but a few days.

EggsInHand
CherryRootsInCedarA

So much happens every day, that it’s taken me ten years to notice these wild cherry roots growing down an old cedar stump. Ten years! And I’ve walked by this cedar stump a million times. I wouldn’t have noticed them either if my husband hadn’t asked me to help him gather up fallen branches. So if someone asks you to help them do a little chore, don’t say no, you might see something worth seeing that you’ve missed for ten years.

CherryRootsInCedarB

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