Monthly Archives: April 2008

Love in the afternoon

Sunlight streams softly over the sides of the valley. On the edge of the Rift, the rains so far have been faithful this year, and every wildflower, grass and tree is in leaf or bud. In a world where drought and frugality are the norm, the abundance of rain brings a sweetness and joy to […]

Early Riser

Dawn on the plains here is crisp and bright. A tangled sky with the promise of rain greets each day. Sunlight streams softly through the mosaic of clouds above and fresh leaves below. Everywhere life returns and sprouts with abandon. Finally, after months of hot, dry, dusty days, the time to flower, fruit, lay eggs, […]