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reflections by Issi – part 2

prints in the snow

ohhhhhhhh…………..what do we have here?

……………a straight line to where…………?

.…………..can it be my beloved……………….

….the handsome neighborhood stud muffin?

~ words by Issi as told to mommy ~

** Note from mommy: We live on the Des Plaines River Trail, which is another word for an interstate highway for all sorts of wildlife. One in particular is ‘stud muffin’, who we know to be a coyote. We see them on occasion and Issi certainly smells them. They have the coolest tracks – single file. How they manage to walk in a single file line with 4 legs/paws is amazing.

February 22, 2019 at 1:52 am 3 comments

reflections by Issi – part 1

post walkie rest

as I walk in the snow

with my mommy in tow,

she sings a song

while I sniff along………………………………..

………….to be continued….

~ words by Issi as told to mommy ~

**Isabelle is still working on this piece – this is her first installment.**

February 18, 2019 at 8:21 am 7 comments

a winter remedy

warm heart wrapped in hope

humor mixed with tolerance

winter survival

February 12, 2019 at 7:04 pm 1 comment

back at it……..

Des Plaines River Trail

free of the vortex

trekking beside phantom tracks

joy of snowshoeing

February 2, 2019 at 2:46 pm 6 comments

the quints

~ ~ ~ between my house and the trail ~ ~ ~


strength and elegance

guardians poised to protect

a silent presence


January 30, 2019 at 5:50 pm 5 comments

~ trailblazing ~

 

Version 2

 

watery eyes,

runny nose,

freezing fingers,

burning toes ~

 

poles in hand,

laces secured,

ratchets tight,

crunching……. sounds…… underfoot ~ ~ ~

 

such a wonderful time ~ ~ walking in the snow ~ ~

with trails ahead

and

a smile in tow!

 

……… just purchased a pair of snowshoes – so much fun!!!

 

January 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm 4 comments

sunrise in the ‘shire

 

 

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a view from the deck

 

pines swaddled in white ~ ~ ~ asleep

on the edge of morn ~ ~ ~ envision

the beauty …………………………………. of a seeping sunrise.

 

 

 

January 20, 2019 at 5:54 pm 6 comments

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