Category Archives: Nature

40th Anniversary of the Mount St Helens Volcano Eruption

It’s been 40 years since the cataclysmic eruption of the Mount St Helens Volcano, located in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. I was living about 80 miles north of the volcano and can remember watching the plume of ash … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day Blessing

(Photo: Ginkgo leaves and fruit) We Thank Thee For flowers that bloom about our feet, Father, we thank Thee. For tender grass so fresh, so sweet, Father, we thank Thee. For the song of bird and hum of bee, For … Continue reading

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Autumn Color Part II

As promised, here are more photo images of the spectacular autumn leaf color we have been experiencing this season. They may be my last leaf photos of the season. Enjoy! All images property of Peggy A Thompson

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Autumn Color

I was out leaf peeping again this week while the leaves were still putting on a colorful display in my region. Some species have already shriveled away while others are still hanging on their branches, but just barely. I think … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemums in Bloom

The one flower I look forward to enjoying its blooms during the autumn season is the Chrysanthemum, commonly known as a Mum Flower. There are over a dozen types of chrysanthemums, each with their own distinctive characteristic. Here are a … Continue reading

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