Tag: skies

Rolling Hits of Stormy Weather

Nasty squalls hurled themselves across the landscape of the midwest plains last night. Wind, rain that sounded like hail, the roar of the storms, all flew above our heads like malevolent angels. Thunder shook the house and lightening kept Boo under the desk with… Continue Reading “Rolling Hits of Stormy Weather”


This morning I have no words available at all.  Maybe it is a Saturday thing. Working alone each day and this week being a busy one I never even had time for a grocery shop, I do find myself drifting further and further away from… Continue Reading “WHERE-AS YESTERDAY I HAD WORDS”

Storms of Flowers

Amidst the storms in our skies – there are flowers in the garden. When I as young and had about the same amount of time for the flower garden as I do now, I used to plant piles of annuals that  grew from seed.… Continue Reading “Storms of Flowers”

Eat Not Your Bed

The wind is howling and it is pouring with rain outside as I sit down for my early morning journal. It has been an Easterly – swinging from the  Nor/east for days now and this is a cold wind. Worse it blows straight into… Continue Reading “Eat Not Your Bed”

and the skies blew in

I spent a lot of yesterday looking up. Watching the sky and tripping over things. For weeks the predominant cloud display has been a complete cover. But yesterday a change came and the clouds were skudding across the sky. Gathering in long curtains. Performing… Continue Reading “and the skies blew in”

A Watchful Stillness

There has been a curious watchful stillness about the air these last few days. Waiting. “Captive wild animal watching the open door.” – kind of waiting.  This was our sunrise yesterday. In a moment it will spring forth leaving winter in its wake but for… Continue Reading “A Watchful Stillness”

A Country Mile

What exactly is a country mile? Is it a little like a bakers dozen? Or are there no measurements to a country mile at all. A country mile sounds slow and gentle. A bit like “mostly”  I was thinking this when I looked at… Continue Reading “A Country Mile”

The White Truck

Now that it is colder I need the white truck to transport me and the dogs and the pigs food and waters across to the West Barn. Of course I am usually carrying 6 x 5 gallon buckets  of water. But yesterday was warmer and… Continue Reading “The White Truck”