Feathers, Notes, and Hope

The crabapple tree in my backyard looks different lately. The spring buds froze after a period of unusual warmth and then the temperature plummeted and iced the tree in a frosty encasement. The usual spring bouquet of white blossoms that flower the tree like confetti was sparse at best. Now in summer, only a handful of green leaves emerge from the branches. I picked up the newspaper and pondered the latest events in the news nationally and worldwide, and the … Read more