Turtles and New Beginnings

I love my new home. After two days of rain, there is only mist this morning and the trees and shrubs are sparkling with rain drops. The grass is almost an iridescent green. I have to go outside! I’ve waited for two long years to live in this little home by the marsh. I feel I live in a park but actually it is the land around my home. At one time it must have been glorious. As I discover some of its secret magic, all I want to do is trim the shrubs and restore the landscaping to its…