What Wonders

How is it  this long, wasp-like but wingless creature becomes a little, unassuming ladybug? Smaller, she is but  a dainty remnant, an emergence of a speckled & friendly dot from this  some-what scary looking, long-legged infant we might swat…. We know so little of the natural world, most of us, at least,  inside walls, headsContinue reading “What Wonders”

Packing for Winter

A scattering of green valentines had spilled upon the ground, and I bent down to wonder at the beauty when she appeared, scurried under and over the heart-shaped leaves, her long, thin legs trying to fold  and pack the tender green into her lady-bug back, as if storing summer’s love letters to read in winter.Continue reading “Packing for Winter”