Posts Tagged ‘tree’
Lessons About Change From of Our Fascinating Ginkgo Tree!
Planting Our Gingko Tree This is a photo of our Gingko Tree that Jordan and I planted when Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift was orginally published in 1997. Leaves of the Tree The leaves of the Ginkgo tree grow in leaflet clusters, like a community of people and families. The branches grow upward and represent…Read more
Word Wednesday – “Hamadryad”
“Hamadryad” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: A tree dwelling nymph (that dies when the tree dies), or a venomous Indian snake, or a Abyssinian baboon Usage: When the little girl was happy she behaved like “Hamadryad” and when she was angry she behaved like a poisonous king cobra or a famished large monkey. Pronunciation:…Read more
Mother Nature’s Gift of Change – A Pair of Pears
This morning, I returned from a meeting and was greeted by our lovely chanticleer (pyrus caleryana) pear trees in one of our perennial gardens. Jordan and I planted both trees 4 1/2 years ago. One to celebrate our 40th anniversary and the other to celebrate our granddaughter Yasmin’s birth. In fact, the burlap that was wrapped around the ball of roots of one of…Read more