Beautiful Summer Day

PEACE. QUIET. BEAUTY. SERENITY. It is always good to find such things, and Nature often provides them. Most summer days I take a country walk, and this is a favorite haunt—a prairie meadow filled with Bee Balm and Black-Eyed Susans, Bumblebees, and Monarchs, edged with old Burr Oaks. The Red River Oxcarts would once have squeaked and rumbled along here. Now we hear the sweet, musical notes of the Vesper Sparrow, just as the pioneers would have heard them not so long ago. Listen—you can hear them, too…

PEACE. QUIET. BEAUTY. SERENITY. It is always good to find such things, and Nature often provides them. Most summer days I take a country walk, and this is a favorite haunt—a prairie meadow filled with Bee Balm and Black-Eyed Susans, Bumblebees and Monarchs, edged with old Burr Oaks. The Red River Oxcarts would once have squeaked and rumbled along here. Now we hear the sweet, musical notes of the Vesper Sparrow, just as the pioneers would have heard them not so long ago. Listen—you can hear them, too…

Posted by Douglas Wood on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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