A quora of hermit crabs sunned on the beach. One crab boasted of his new too-large shell, “It is the biggest, the shiniest, the best!” A squadron of seagulls noticed and dove beachward. All the crabs in small shells scuttled away, but the crab with the too-large shell could not escape. Moral: Do not boast … Read more
A sumptuously thick chenille scarf of silence wraps my head as the light fades and night settles on the mountain. The blanketing snow will come soon, shrinking my simple world. I welcome the stillness one glowing candle at a time.