Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.
Photo Challenge: Waiting
It’s not this time of year in Michigan without bare branches etched against a pale blue sky, and the dormant leaves of November mirrored in chill water.
Photo Challenge: This time of year
I did not know until a few days ago that Thanksgiving as a national holiday in the U.S. originated through the persuasive efforts of an early American feminist (and author of the children’s song, “Mary Had a Little Lamb”) During the Civil War, she convinced Abraham Lincoln to proclaim the customary holiday as a national day of Thanksgiving in the midst of those great trials. And so we celebrate it today.