#OTR50 Day 146: And the Tree Came Down

It was an old and overgrown tree diagonally across from our house. When I walked all the way up to the resting trunk, it rose to my shoulder height making it about 4 feet or rather approximately 1.2 meters. Most of the houses on our block were built in the 1950s and 1960s, this tree […]

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#OTR50 Day 106: Puppy Eyes

You welcome this weary traveler home with expressive eyes | I see you and you see me | You worry that I don’t know that you missed me. . .I know | You need me to know that I should stay. . . I know

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#OTR50 Day 43: Betting on Spring

Every year in the late summer or early fall, I plant several new flowers or plants. Last year, it was bushes: two hydrangea, two roses, two lilacs, and one hybrid something I can’t remember. Winter then covered the yard in a snowy blanket, freezing rain, and bitter cold. […]

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