But, there's more than convenience in communicating. The weight of this old phone is a reminder of how important and wonderful it is ~and always has been~ to hear the voice of someone we care about, someone we love.
If I could share one scene from my day today with you all, it would be from the morning drive. Just off Snow Camp Road is a field full of green young leaves. Maybe soybeans, maybe sorghum, beautiful and lush regardless. It’s not my usual route anymore, so I try to go a bit slower … Continue reading Monday morning scenes
The sunset is enough. The sunset is always enough. But this evening, accompanying this beautiful and peaceful scene is the distinct and wonderful aroma of freshly cut hay. It is a windows open, glass in hand, front row seat to the tree frog and crickets symphony, kind of evening. And I am so grateful for … Continue reading Snow Camp Sunset
Some days I don't drive this part of this old road, but seeing glimpses like this makes me remember what a beautiful place this is. You can't see the creek in this picture, but it is there, meandering through the landscape from pasture to pasture and field to field. There are higher hills a few … Continue reading Roadside view of Cane Creek Mountains
You can see it in the approaching clouds, an angry sky ushering in the thunderstorm air, energetic, powerful, destructive and cleansing all at once. It's terrifyingly beautiful. This was the scene earlier this afternoon a little ways up the road. That's the storm rolling in over the Cane Creek Mountains. Yes, I stopped in … Continue reading Thunderstorm Air