Blue Morning

December 30, 2015 by Ellen Stimson in Wintertime

blue morning


Cold Comfort

Woke up to a blue morning. The mountains were purple and the sky was lightening slowly from Bible black to deep blue before settling  back to white. It has been a good winter with plentiful…

Make Your Own Light

 It sure happened fast didn’t it? One day we were walking with the dogs in the woods and smelling that loamy leafy smell of leftover autumn and the next we were snowed in for Thanksgiving. It’s been…


Getting Ready

It’s been a week of high winds, cold air and leaves blowing about. The wind shows up every year about now when the time changes and everything shifts from summer to winter. This year though the…


Feelings Without Words

I love anniversaries. Sort of like the beginning of a new year they give us permission to look around, count up and take stock. John and I have been together twenty seven years. This year I…


And The Livin’ Is Easy–

  A summer night in paradise. Steak salad with good balsamic on the deck overlooking the pond. It has been another good day in what has been a run of them, fresh and sweet in the…


Soak It Up

A soft breeze blows through the windows and the wide open front doors. I can feel it on my arms and the back of my neck. Nature is grinning at us on this sunshiny Saturday….