Hello, again. It's been months since I've paid any attention to my blog and thought I'd make a bit of an effort to get back to it. I find it too easy to be a homebody these days, so took advantage of a recent sunny day and headed out to a local conservation area. I was rewarded by the sight of oak leaves. When I was growing up (not where I live now), I remember seeing oak trees all the time. So pretty.
Along with the wooded areas, my walk took me by areas of milkweed. I did spot an orange butterfly, which I assumed was a monarch, staying rather late in the season. Carrying on, I paused on a viewing platform by the marsh.
A stroll by the lake was also part of the trek. The woods, marshlands and a huge lake, all in an hour or so.
If you'd been with me, perhaps we would have lingered here, sitting and talking about whatever came to mind.
The moon was the incentive to head out for a stroll this evening. Various old songs have been playing in my head. Just now I thought of the lines: