Tag Archives: spring

2021: Expect the Unexpected – Easter!

It’s Easter!  Do you have your Easter bonnet and is the ham cooking?  I hope your Easter is unexpectedly wonderful.  Easter is a time of change.  It is a time of religious festivities if you are Christian and a time … Continue reading

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2021: Expect the Unexpected – The Renewal of Spring

Yesterday was the first day of spring.  A time of renewal and breaking from the cold winter months.  Flowers bloom and Robins reappear (I still think they are here all winter). I read that sometimes Robins winter in our area … Continue reading

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2020: Expect the Unexpected – and Enjoy Spring

Next week is the beginning of spring.  We had showers all weekend but this morning the sun is shinning off the puddles left behind.  It’s been a tough year on the world.  Of all the years in the past this … Continue reading

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2021: Expect the Unexpected – Of Memories and BBQ

It’s Sunday and beginning to look a lot like spring!  The snow is melting, and it was 38° when I got up this morning.  I’ve heard flocks of geese moving for the last few days.  There is a wheat field … Continue reading

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2021: Expect the Unexpected – Almost Spring

According to my calculations it is 48 days until spring.  The jonquils in my front flower bed are up about two inches.  We have cold weather in the forecast for next weekend but a fairly warm week prior to the … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Easter Lilies and the World

    It’s Easter, a time of resurrection brought to the world each year in the spring – another time of resurrection. Whether you’re Christian or not, everyone enjoys spring and the resurgence of nature.  My iris are blooming and the … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Renewal

    I took this picture in my friend’s yard. To me, it was a symbol of renewal. I don’t know what bird built it or if it will ever be used again, but it was beautiful in its starkness.  There … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: A Thank You Gift

    A friend gave me a thank you gift after I provided them with food post-op.  I never know whether to send a thank you note for a thank you gift.  If I do, will they respond in kind and … Continue reading

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2016 Cultivating Gratitude: The Lovely Month of June

    Ah June.  Lying in freshly mown grass with a light breeze (okay, this is Oklahoma and the breeze is more than light).  My dog reminds me of what is important in life – we were put in this world to … Continue reading

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A NEW BEGINNING: RETIREMENT

   Spring has sprung and with it come many changes in my life.  The first of which is that I gave my office notice last week that I am retiring the end of the month.  I was hesitant about that.  … Continue reading

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