Category Archives: The Great Outdoors

Flora, fauna, desert, mountains & ocean. If it’s outdoors it can be written about.

Highland Games, Part 4: Children’s Areas and Animals

Animals that originated in Scotland can be found at some events. There may be wagons pulled by Clydesdale horses that carry people around the grounds. Local farmers may have Highland cattle and Scottish breed sheep (Black Face, Shetland) on exhibits. … Continue reading

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Exercise originally written on June 10, 2009

The following was written in 10 minutes from the writing prompt: “I shook my head and said, ‘Exactly what part of his weekend seemed like a good idea!” There has been no editing and the piece is in it’s raw … Continue reading

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LATE WINTER: HOPE AND A PROMISE

I love late winter. The air is crisp and cool and clean. Blue skies are decorated With clouds of white lace and puffs of gray cotton. A trace of overnight snow melts from the pine tree — The sun glinting … Continue reading

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