Echo From the Hills

Echo from the Hills – October 4, 2017

September spins out mild, dreamy days to crown her last week here. Blessed, golden days that fills our hearts with peace and happiness, as...

Echo from the Hills – September 27, 2017

A foggy mist covers the shoulders of our hills in early morning, which soon burns off when the sun rises in the sky.   It...

Echo from the Hills – September 19th, 2017

The Golden Delicious apples are being picked on farms in Clay County, sending housewives for their cookers, pans and paring knives.  This particular apple...

Echo from the Hills – September 6, 2016

September sings her plaintive melody as she enters our hills, putting summer to flight and bringing cooler weather. The humming birds are gone. One day...

Echo from the Hills – August 30th, 2017

August is such an in-between month—not quite summer and not quite fall.  It is the tail end of summer, as gardens begin to finish...

Echo from the Hills – August 23rd, 2017

“Soon the summer will be ended; and the harvest will be o’er.” (Song by Lorenzo Cook)   “The harvest is past, the summer is ended,...

Echo from the Hills – August 16th, 2017

The days are growing a little shorter, and in summer’s melody there can be heard a sad note of fall now and then. Gardens...

Echo from the Hills – August 9th, 2017

“If the first week of August is unusually warm—the coming Winter will be snowy and long.” “For every fog in August, there will be a...

Echo from the Hills – August 2nd, 2017

     Midsummer heat blankets our hills, as July slips away into the past. August is ready to enter, with her showy flowers and languid, sleepy...

Echo from the Hills – July 26th, 2017

It’s another hot July day, but the morning is deliciously cool. Let’s go blackberry pickin’ while the dew is still heavy on the underbrush, and...