On The Edge Of Changes

Hello Friends! Tonight’s feature image is titled “Golden Days 63020” and is available for purchase by the instructions at the bottom of the article.

A little goldfinch carefully explores the trees near the creek. He most likely saw me coming ling before I knew he was there. Unwilling to abandon the hunt completely he continues to search for seeds and insects but he meticulously keeps as much vegetation between us as possible. The breeze carries the scent of mints growing in the creek and in the distance I hear a woodpecker laughing. The sunlight has taken on a yellow tone that’s mirrored by the colors of the wildflowers. Soon sprays of goldenrod will dot the landscape in some places and create a yellow sea of bloom in others. A longhorn beetle floated past my peripheral vision and disappeared into flowers and I know that somewhere on my mountain a large buck is cruising the forest preparing to scrape his mark into the landscape. In spite of the humidity I’m seeing a few leaves falling into the still lush forest floor. By the track of the sun it’s less than a month until Fall but I’ve already seen Asters starting to open their eyes. Change is a progression of little seldom noticed events. Sometimes it happens so subtly that we don’t really know we’re in the middle of it. But if we can just look up from all the distractions of the artificial world that lives in the box on our desk or the box on the wall or even the little box in our hands we can gain a better appreciation of the time we have and what it means to be a part of the natural world.

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2 thoughts on “On The Edge Of Changes

  1. Hope you’re doing well! Love the image provoked by the words, “A yellow sea of bloom.” You’re so right, we need to spend more time looking away from all the distracting boxes ❤

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    1. I’m doing well and I hope that you are well also.

      My grandmother used to sing “Be Careful Little Eyes Of What You See ” As humans we have a tendency to incorporate what we see into our being. Sometimes the boxes show us things that we really don’t want to be a part of our innermost selves. So it’s important to disconnect a little a get back in balance.

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