Spring... You've been teasing us with warm days and buds bursting from the soil with new life.  And then you turn around and shower us with sleet, and snow for days on end, and through clouds of steel give us only glimpses of sunshine.  Some days I think you are positively mean.  And then I realize...it is not Spring...it is still winter...for a few more days.  Winter officially departs and lovely dear Spring rides in March 20, at precisely 7:02 AM EDT.     It fascinates me that on this first day of Spring...day and night are each approximately 12 hours long. Did you know that the … [Read more...]

  Welcome to the weekend! Is the weekend a pause in your week? A time to get oodles of work done? A time to play?  Or just like any other day?   My weekend began in the quiet.   Peering out the window I noticed a sliver of pink over the mountain and an eyelash of a moon in the sky. Later, my husband prepared blueberry-banana pancakes which we smothered in butter and maple syrup.  Amazingly delicious. And then I noticed this pile of silver I had put together yesterday for polishing.     I'm attempting to see my world with new eyes.  The incredible all around me. … [Read more...]