Today’s temperatures are approaching 70 degrees! Love this spring weather. Around here we celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Super Bowl Weekend and then...SPRING! Spring may only be a nice day in February. Forecast is for low 50's by mid-week, but we've learned to enjoy each day as it's given. Also today, while we have … Continue reading snowdrops
I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. _Dorothy Wordsworth, The Grasmere Journal - Thursday 15 April 1802 Spring has arrived in Central California, … Continue reading dancing daffys II
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Normally this little ditty ends with something about Love...but roses aren't always red, and poems don't always rhyme. Thing is, in spring and summer our garden is usually gloriously alive with roses. That's the wonderful thing about having a gardener with a green thumb, who loves you beyond reason...always having … Continue reading roses aren’t always red
The weatherman was right! Spring was a nice day—today is cold and rainy. It's a good thing yesterday was sunny and bright. Otherwise my walk with the camera would have been altogether too late. Rain, and the possibility of hail !!O NO !!, will shatter the wisteria blossoms without a doubt. O well...most of this … Continue reading spring was a nice day
Took a walk along the creek, with the camera, this morning before the sun rose so far overhead that colors and shadows were lost. I was looking for beauty in the decaying world that surrounds Contentment Cottage—looking for God's hand in the natural flora and fauna that remains, even in the midst of disrepair and … Continue reading Hello Spring!