Do Nothing to Stop It

Do Nothing to Stop It

The sun shines white today, angling in through the blinds, and just through the window I see the red blooms on my quince bush stretching open in the warmth. When the first hint of them caught my eye a week or so ago, I worried. This unseasonably warm weather we have...
There and Back Again: Spring?

There and Back Again: Spring?

There are early signs of Spring emerging in the back yard. The days have been a little warmer, a few trees and bushes have begun to push out their first buds, and patches of grass are growing greener. There is hope out there! But inside, in my heart and spirit, the...
Nothing but Snow

Nothing but Snow

We just couldn’t resist writing about it and snapping pictures of it and mentioning it in every Facebook status and Tweet we posted all week. It was the only thing on our minds these last few days. And if we weren’t mentioning it online, we were talking...
Messy, beautiful life

Messy, beautiful life

Over the past few weeks as Spring begins to take shape, I have been gradually cleaning up the debris of winter again. I’ve written many times about collecting the various objects the earth spits out after a winter of freezing and the shifts of thawing, objects...
Picking up Sticks

Picking up Sticks

The calendar says it’s Spring these days, even though the weather apparently hasn’t heard the news. And though I had to put a coat on to do so, I finally made it outside to start picking up sticks in my yard. As a child, picking up sticks was one of my...