Nature’s gift of exercise

The mud in the woods has evolved from chocolate cake batter to bread dough. It feels like kneading to walk. This morning was the first time this month I completed my habitual 1.25-mile circuit without detouring around Sloughs of Despond … Continue reading

Goldthread, brief beauty in the woods

The charming wildflower, goldthread, is one of the earliest to appear in Central Ontario woodlands, even before trilliums. The ground around our cottage is covered with it, so I had a chance to take photographs when we visited for a … Continue reading