Peevish Pen

Ruminations on reading, writing, rural living, retirement, aging—and sometimes cats. And maybe a border collie or other critters.

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Location: Rural Virginia, United States

I'm an elderly retired teacher who writes. Among my books are Ferradiddledumday (Appalachian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story), Stuck (middle grade paranormal novel), Patches on the Same Quilt (novel set in Franklin County, VA), Them That Go (an Appalachian novel), Miracle of the Concrete Jesus & Other Stories, and several Kindle ebooks.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Spring Comes Round Again

When Spring comes round again this year
And the first meadow-flowers appear
—Alan Seeger

After a few false starts—interrupted by cold weather, wind, and late snows—spring seems to have come round to stay awhile. At least the world is green again and flowers are blooming. For the last month, I have been riding the golf-cart around my property and looking at things in bloom. Here's what I've seen:

Since I took these pictures, we've had lots of rain. More things will grow and bloom. . . . 

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