The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Thoughts with Zoe


October 3, 2018

We have a hidden place on our farm, where I love to go and just sit. It's a sand coulee where the Cotton Woods have grown so tall. In the spring, a river goes through there, but in the fall, it is just a dried-out water way full of different kinds of brush and Choke Cherries bushes. It is the most magical place as the leaves are so beautiful. I am reminded of a quote from John Burroughs, "How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days."

You can only see the tops of the tress from the road, making it look like brush in the middle of a field. Because i...

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