Enjoy Every Last Drop

Hello Friends! Tonight’s Feature Image is titled “Plains Coreopsis 100620a” and is available for purchase by clicking the thumbnail and reaching out to me on the contact page.

The gentle October winds gently shake the field near the Battle Run Campground at Summersville Lake. Small grasshoppers spring into the air and take wing through the drying stems of fading wildflowers. Occasionally a Sulphur Butterfly flutters through checking each bloom for the disappearing nectar. They’ll need every precious drop of energy to make the long journey south. Along with the butterflies Fenches,Chickadees and Wrens forage the tall weeds of the spillway. Some search for insects and others pick seeds from stems that held the wildflowers a few short days ago. The small ones are silent as they feed but in the distance the caw of crows carry on the breeze reminding us that they own the lake now. Gone are the skiers and swimmers and the lower waterline now draws more attention from fishermen trolling the banks in hopes of raising a monster from the inky depths. The soft down of thistle floats gently by and turns skyward. In my inner child’s imagination I see it fly to heaven above and land on a cloud at the feet of an angel who will guard it well until the Spring planting. The seasons flow like a river and nobody can hold it all in their hands. Here in the waning water days of the sun I learned to enjoy the last light rather than mourn its loss. Light to us humans is like the last drops of nectar for the butterflies. We should take in as much as we can to carry us through our journey.

And with this thought I close tonight’s post. Enjoy your time and be blessed throughout your days.

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