It’s cool and rainy this evening as I write. The kids started a fire to take the chill off the house. Out toward the Lower Huron River this evening, after church, I noticed that the Redbuds and the Dogwoods are in flower. Even though it is cool tonight, it is fully spring. My study at the church has a beautiful arched window. Just outside the window the men planted a Dogwood tree last summer. (Thank you Craig, Rick, Matt). This is the first May it is in flower. This week it should open up in large, white blossoms. It reminds me of the hills in central Ohio around my grandfather’s farm.
Last night as I left the study I noticed something that I have never heard before–it was the song of the Wood Thrush in the woods across Blakely “Creek.” If you don’t recognize the song of the wood thrush you can listen to it here: