Sharing again one of my early-on posts, especially since I'm still waiting for someone to identify the spikey bit shown below. So, hope you don't mind the repeat.
Ever since I was young, I've collected bits and pieces of nature. I enjoy taking walks, tramping through woods, and keeping my eyes peeled for bird feathers, interesting twigs, bark, and of course, acorns. I've loved acorns all my life.
One of my favorite spots in our house is the living room bookshelf. On it sits an antique cabinet that holds my treasures.
Here's a peek inside. Of course, not all of these are outdoor findings. Some of these things have belonged to me since childhood.
Look at this spikey husk. I think it may belong to the chestnut family, but I'm not certain. If anyone knows, please tell me. Okay, now let's flip it over for the most amazing bit...
Can you see the little landscape--a grove of trees? God's art.