November Sky

Daybreak reveals a heavy grey blanket of sky, coming to rest just above slate mountains’ rise into icy peaks.  It looks like November.  Filtered light makes its way through, silhouetting skeletal trees, whispering across brittle, tawny grasses breaking through the snow’s thin crust. We’re easing into winter this year.  Cold, snowy days followed by mild, … Continue reading November Sky

A Rainy Day

When I saw the forecast for this weekend–40s and rain–I sighed.  It’s spring and I want to be outside, hiking and gardening and soaking up sunshine!  But it’s May, one of our wettest months here in Montana, and we are in desperate need of the moisture after a winter nearly devoid of snow. Besides, when … Continue reading A Rainy Day