… His beak is focussed; he is preoccupied,
looking for something, something, something.
Poor bird, he is obsessed! …
Laying all cozy in the shade by the barn
Enjoying some down time on the farm.
“Happiness isn’t complicated. It is a humble state of gratitude for simple pleasures, tender mercies, recognized blessings, and inherent beauty.” ~Richelle E. Goodrich
Railroad bridge over the North Fork of the Obion River on a cold snowy day.
“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.” ~David Russell
“Play energizes us and enlivens us. It eases our burdens. It renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us up to new possibilities.” ~Stuart Brown
For every beast of the forest is mine,
the cattle on a thousand hills.
I know all the birds of the hills,
and all that moves in the field is mine.
If you like bluegrass, you might enjoy this song of joy and gratitude entitled “Cattle on a Thousand Hills” by Michael Milton. I did. 🙂