Appalachian Thursday–Final Flowers

It’s October–my favorite month. I realize the first day of fall was back in September, but October is when I KNOW the seasons are changing in these Appalachian mountains. Leaves are just starting to color, the mornings require a jacket, and the sky is getting ever bluer. It’s the bittersweet time of year when theContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday–Final Flowers”

The Miracle Called Spring

While fall has long been my favorite time of year, spring comes in a close second. I do my best novel plotting whilst walking in the woods and April-May-June provide an ever-changing palette of flowers for inspiration. Mountain laurel, lady’s slippers, wild geranium, and showy orchis are just a few of the gems I seeContinue reading “The Miracle Called Spring”