Tag: spring

Be the change

“I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good.” ~ Maya Angelou From my yard to yours: And, some not from…

It’s time for funky

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Spring is finally here. We have color in the yard. I’ve been waiting. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Enjoy! And, the best for last. Can you tell what this is? These were just the ticket, the boost…

The Finer Side of Lovely

As I get older, I seem to notice more and more of life’s simple things, like whether or not a flower is fragrant. I notice the shape and color of the petals. I look at hue, at stems and leaflets, at thorns and tender buds. I took a stroll in the yard yesterday and found…

Blossoms’ Cheer

We had to put down our 17 year old cat two days ago. I haven’t been able to see straight ever since. I feel shaky. Kind of lost. “It was just a cat” are the words I think I see when people find out what our week was like. Pain is pain. Period. Of course,…