Spring Cleaning

The weather here has been dull and gray all weekend. It doesn’t really make me want to fling open the windows and spring clean. However, it’s not nice enough to go outside and work, so I really have no excuse to not get started if I am going to stay inside. I decided earlier in…

Spring

Spring is a time for new beginnings, for clearing out the old and bringing in the new. As a society, we know that “spring cleaning” involves opening the windows, dusting away the cobwebs, and making multiple trips to our favorite donation drop off. But spring cleaning also involves removing ideas, habits, and outmoded lifestyle concepts.…

Spring Resolution Update

We are in the midst of Dogwood Winter, the early April cold snap that seems to hit every year just as the dogwoods are in full bloom. In spite of the chill, Spring has definitely arrived. Everything is blooming, people are out and about, the mornings are filled with birdsong, and the weekends are filled…

Signs of Spring

In addition to the crocuses and daffodils in our yard, other signs of spring are starting to be seen around the neighborhood. My daughter captured these beautiful images of saucer magnolias in bloom in the park. She posts on Instagram @independentvision.

Sunshine

Today I am happy that the sun is finally shining again! This is the third day in a row of sunshine. I feel like Spring might really, truly be here. I can hear birds singing outside, and the daffodils in my yard are starting to bloom. I spent 3 hours yesterday working a Girl Scout…

Bring On Spring

Over the past few days, the weather has been beautiful! The temperature has been in the mid-70s, sunny, and gorgeous. Trees and flowers have begun to burst into bloom. Our tulip popular tree has tiny little green leaves all over it. Two birds have made a nest on our front porch, as they do every…