Category Archives: Spring

Rising from the Dead in Spring

New life emergesrising from the dead in springsurrounded by warmth. In February 2021, Texas experienced the historic winter storm ‘URI.’ Most homes in San Antonio are not insulated for extremely cold weather, because it rarely drops below freezing in this … Continue reading

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One Pink Wildflower

Surrounded by jealous weeds, a pink wildflower danced in the warm sunlight for one glorious day before vanishing from sight. Unfortunately— in the darkness of the night, ‘something’ ate this flower and the buds below, leaving nothing behind but a … Continue reading

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Two Entangled Kites

An unsuspecting kite on wings of wind dancing in the bright sunlight. Focused on blue sky, it paid little attention to dark shadows nearby.  Watch out—NO—too late! Zing! Bounce! Thwack! its freedom faded quickly hung on limbs of fate. The … Continue reading

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Tired of Winter

Roads quickly vanished and all cars went nowhere on this stormy day. Searching for solace underneath an umbrella, four chairs leaned forward trying to escape blowing snow and freezing ice— Tired of winter! We were scheduled to fly out of … Continue reading

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Flowers Blooming Bright

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