Copper Wings

Every summer there are a few weeks here on the farm when the dragonflies are especially thick in the air between the studio and the garden. It seems early but it appears that dragonfly mating season has begun. Despite the triple digit heat I lingered to watch the show last evening as I walked from…

On Clear Creek

Throughout history people have written stories about the significant impact bodies of water have on their lives, whether it’s from flood or from drought. Life here on Clear Creek is no different. We don’t have water piped in from a city source or some lake miles away like urbanites. The well, a mere thirty-foot deep,…

Survival

The soft puttering sound of rain on the leaves surrounding our house is beautiful. The rolling thunder and the lightening are wonderful too. All of it is worth the annoyance of a piddlin’ lil’ migraine that accompanies a dramatic barometer swing. By now most people have probably read bout the record smashing summer of Oklahoma…