Keep the Home Fires Burning


Keep the home fires burning for soldiers everywhere called to protect “hearth and home.” Remember them in the many blessings we count this Thanksgiving Day.

Keep the Home Fires Burning
Keep the Home Fires Burning
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Sentient being? Knot!


To coin a phrase … I couldn’t see the forest for the trees.

“Wait a minute,” in the words of Willy Wonka, “Strike that. Reverse it.”

While capturing Fall color in my neck of the woods, I was unaware the “knots” on this tree in the forest were speaking to me. DSC_3856forblogOtherwise I might have changed my focus … Not!

In my research for a title for this post, I learned a few fun facts.

There’s more to talking trees than meets the eye.

I also learned there’s more to the story of the talking trees portrayed in The Wizard of Oz. Like so many other movies, you have to read the book … “Dorothy of Oz.”