Monday, September 22, 2014
This week's column is about the cruise-in last week in my hometown. I already posted a photo in my gallery last week, but today I offer my column and a short video. Just click on the above KPC link for the column and the video is below.
As always, thank you for reading. Enjoy.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
On Wednesday I spent the day with Terry Dalrymple, our local beekeeper. It was a wonderful rainy morning, and I loved learning even more about bees and the properties of honey.
The photos were taken that morning as well as the video of honey extraction. The above column is culmination of the morning. Just click on the KPC News site on the top of this page.
As always, I thank you for reading my stories. Perhaps you will learn something about bees you didn't know before! Enjoy.
Friday, September 12, 2014
|I took this photo on a recent hike in Indiana.|
Aldo Leopold, author of A Sand County Almanac, once said, "We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."
These words were echoed by Jim Barrett, founding member of ACRES in Indiana.
It is that time of year that I take to the land even more so than in summer. The cool winds of Autumn blow over me so it is now time to close my windows, take in the porch furniture, and cause a bit of a stir in the kitchen department.
But I also put on my hiking boots and head outside to heed the call of geese beginning their flights south, to catch the first of the scarlet leaves appearing on the trees, and to feel alive again in our soul and under our skin.
Don't miss out wherever you live. Take to the forests or the hills or the sea...and let the rhythm of Autumn carry you into a more peaceful existence.
ACRES Land Trust has published a wonderful book, Preserve Guide, featuring more than 4,450 acres within 68 nature preserves in Indiana. Perhaps that is even out of date by now. For your own guide and more information, please note the following:
ACRES Land Trust
1802 Chapman Road
Huntertown, Indiana 46748
Thursday, September 11, 2014
|I took this photo yesterday while meandering out in the country in the rain.|
"Be glad for moisture
and beaded below,
for the color gray
in the sky,
for flat land where
corn and soybean touch
and stretch to a copse
of spectral trees
on the horizon."
Poet Norbert Krapf