Category Archives: Country Girl in the City

Living a rural life in the inner city, in a tiny certified backyard wildlife habitat.

Snow Wonder

Early January: It is snowing–a big, old-fashioned snow as pictured on the Christmas cards.  The snow of my dreams, the snow of my childhood–at least as I remember it. I grew up in Michiana glacial lakeland where the prevailing winds … Continue reading

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Dancing with Snowdrops

Today, while dancing amidst hundreds of snowdrops in the pre-spring sun and brisk breezes, I spotted a honeybee. Well, no, that’s not true.  I wrote that line a little less than a year ago and never completed the essay.  Today it … Continue reading

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