Posted in Elisabeth's Post, Poetry

The Country Song

It’s quiet, soft, and lovely here,
It’s woodsy, nice, and big with cheer.
There’s squirrels, and rabbits, big raccoons,
There’s ants, and plants, and some cocoons.

It’s country, lovely, really nice,
There’s bears, and deer, and little mice.
The wind is blowing, good with cheer;
I love it very much out here.

The wind does blow through trees and brush,
It blows and blows and doesn’t hush;
It blows down leaves and little seed,
And little seeds do look like beads.

There’s worms, and spiders, beetles too,
And now I see a baby shrew.
There’s butterflies and little birds’
And now I see some deer in herds.

The sun is closing on this day’
The last I see is just a ray.
This day has surely passed us by,
And now the little bats will fly.

Elisabeth

Posted in Elisabeth's Post, Nature, pictures

The Tree House

Many a year ago Dad and the boys decided to make a tree house. It’s in a nice beech tree and resides about 25 feet in the air. In the summer when you get up there a green canopy of leaves covers you. I love it up there so I thought I’d try to give you an idea of what it’s like. Last Saturday I enjoyed an hour or so on the platform (since it never really got finished)and took a few pictures. The weather was perfect (70’s) with a little breeze which definitely gave me a ride.

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The view from below.

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Directly below, there is a path.

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I love being above other trees. This is one of my favorites.

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Looking up into the lovely blue sky.

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I enjoyed a nap then dangled my feet over the side to have a little windy ride.

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I love this picture of the path winding up the hill.

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There’s me up in the “tree house” with our house up the hill. Those are new glasses, by the way (don’t you just “love” them).

I hope you have a really good Christmas. Isn’t it amazing that God became man! Thank You, Lord.
Elisabeth