The sky was a little overcast, but the temperature was perfect for a hike in the Reelfoot Wildlife Refuge. Along the way, signs of spring were intermingled with the leaves of the past autumn. The sound of birds chirping and an owl hooting could be heard in the distance. As we passed a stranger on the path, his greeting summed up my feelings perfectly — “It doesn’t get much better than this!” No, it certainly doesn’t. 🙂
“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” ~Unknown
Every day in Northwest Tennessee we are seeing gradual signs that Spring is on its way.
“There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~Rachel Carson
A Great Crested Flycatcher sitting on a branch in the top of a bush.
“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.” ~William Arthur Ward
“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” ~Unknown
“Blue thou art, intensely blue; From whence came thy dazzling hue?” ~James Montgomery