Life in Focus
Readers capture enchanting moments that signal a fresh new season.
1. MINI GARDENER
My daughter is the sunshine of my life. She brightens up every day and radiates happiness.
2. SWING AWAY
This was an unplanned spring night. We sat in the yard on a blanket, enjoying each other’s company, and then decided to swing. An amazing sunset ended our perfect day.
3. PURR-FECT PALS
This is my daughter Kari, who lives in Hana, Hawaii, with her cat, Leroi, and their friendly neighbor, Sadie the calf. Leroi and Sadie visit each other every day.
Rocky Mount, Missouri
4. CUTE CHICKS
Country life gives children the chance to enjoy animal babies of all kinds. My granddaughters Emery, age 4, and Audrey, age 7, were so excited to experience the cuteness of baby chicks while gathering eggs.
5. BLOOM WITH A VIEW
Our Appalachian journey along Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway led to vistas galore. It was a great joy to see the scenic valleys speckled with hamlets and farms. The redbuds were in full bloom.
New Woodstock, New York
6. YOU CAN LEAD A HORSE...
Spring means Jack’s Creek is high, and for my neighbor Samantha, that means bringing her horses for a drink of cool water and some fun splashing!
Union Hall, Virginia
7. LIVE STREAMING
Waterfalls add to the many beautiful sites in Frozen Head State Park’s wilderness area.
8. DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE
Here on White Oak Creek in Oklahoma, these country kids make boats out of sticks and catch frogs and tadpoles.