They hail not from the moss blanketed depths of the woods (strangely enough) nor the lush glades where sun sparkles cheerfully; rather, their kind originate from within four solid walls. A rustic (though not uncomfortable) cabin of humble proportions is where they bed down at night, and dwell for the barely-endured school hours of daylight.
However despite their docile indoor existence, the Forest People have highly adventurous hearts with which every beat throbs for the untamed outdoors; and as soon as weather and schoolmarm permit, their merry feet take them into that part of the world for which they are named - firstly the forest and after that, any wilderness which attaches itself and for which a conquering spirit is prerequisite.
The Forest People, mostly smallish, blend in with their mountain-colored surroundings.
They can be seen climbing on rocks and trees of large dimension, or mucking through snow run-off and mud. Especially mud.
Boots are worn at nearly every season for obvious reasons:
Forrest People like mud.
People of the Forest tend to run in bands of two or more, their group often as large as seven in number.
Though I fore-mentioned that Forrest People are "mostly smallish", it's true that larger versions can regularly be spotted where mud and tree abound.
In Summer the Forest Peoples appearance comes alive in vibrant hue, almost as if to compete with the wild Strawberry and native flowers in every happy color. At that warmer time of year a bluish stain around the mouth is a tell tale indicator that you that you are face to face with a Forest Person in true blood.
It is also at this time that you must be most careful, because if introduced by the Forest People to the Mountain Huckleberry (from which the blue stain hails), one has an almost certainty of falling in love with the forests of the far North and the endearing People who dwell within.
When I thought of being a mom, I never dreamed of THIS! ~Five heart melting smiles ~never getting tired of midnight feedings ~having all the answers ~not minding dirty faces ~enjoying watching the boys eat! ~falling in love with pigtails ~appreciating overalls ~appreciating a washing machine! ~wanting to do everything better ~falling in love a million times