A resident raven makes a deep throaty Kraaa and welcomes first light as I have my maiden cup of coffee and settle in with the "New York Times." The news found here in the natural world of the farm and its sorroundings is much more palatable than much of the drivel in the headlines. Each season entertains landscape scenarios particular to only that month, day, and moment. First light was always her idiosyncrasy as well.
"Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders...."