Stay Awhile 

Around me the trees stir in their leaves and call out “Stay Awhile .” The light flows from their branches and they call again, “It’s simple,” they say, ” and you too have come into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled with light, and to shine.” ~Mary Oliver, “When I … Continue reading Stay Awhile 

Elm Tree

Songbirds, mice, squirrels, woodchucks, and opossums eat the fruit and seeds. Rabbits and deer eat young trees. Bees, butterflies and other insects visit flowers and helps pollination. Caterpillars eat the leaves, parasitical fungi, such as oysters mushrooms grow on the trunk. Continue reading Elm Tree