August End in the Garden

Patio birdbath

The bird bath on our patio got a lot of visitors this summer.

Phlox, garden, road 2018

Our beautiful pink and white phlox is in full bloom.

Phlox closeup 2018

Phlox close-up.

Phlox between the ramp and house 2018

More phlox peeks out from between the ramp and the house.

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The First Snow

snow on front step tree

The First Snow
© 2017 Mollie Pearce McKibbon

The pines are tasseled in white,
The cedars are laced with down,
The birds have quilted the lawn
With dainty stitches around.
Sometime while we were asleep
The clouds shook out their pillows
Covering Autumn’s drab remains
In sparkling, frosted billows.