all the colors

March. It’s snowing. March third and it’s snowing. My world outside is white. I bought some flowers today, which is now my habit. When I go to the grocery store, I purchase fresh flowers. I generally spend $3.99 and my pick of the week varies. Some people like to treat themselves to coffee. Some like … More all the colors

solstice paradox

The world outside my window is gray. No sunshine. Fitting since yesterday was the least light filled day of the year. Winter is here, in all its bitter cold glory. Reminding me it gets three entire months, just like each season. I’ve considered the moon more this year than any other. Made it a point … More solstice paradox

look around

Time, time, time See what’s become of me While I looked around for my possibilities I was so hard to please But look around Leaves are brown And the sky is a hazy shade of winter Hear the Salvation Army band Down by the riverside’s Bound to be a better ride Than what you’ve got … More look around

hazy shade of

Describe ten sounds you associate with winter. That’s the writing prompt I chose for today. A little lighter than my previous…. So here goes. Ten sounds….. Crunch. Ice on the ground crunches. So do fallen leaves. The whistle my tea kettle makes. I drink hot tea during the winter. Mainly in the afternoon. If you … More hazy shade of

beauty

We agreed on breakfast for dinner, my daughter and I. Friday night, yet we wanted no excitement. No outing. No celebration. The end of the semester for her. Halfway through her high school senior year. A holiday break for me. Last day of work for a while. The end of a season. Gosh, autumn has … More beauty

wednesday

It’s yet another snow day. Or at least snow morning. I look forward to this evening’s Ash Wednesday service at my church for many reasons, but I will admit one is simply to be out and about amongst people. Another reason is I like the season today ushers in. Easter is coming. Spring will finally … More wednesday

geraniums

This past fall I decided to bring my geraniums indoors.  Normally, after the first freeze of the season, I would put the plants in the trash can.  Actually, the can designated for yard clippings, leaves and such.  I can’t think of the correct name for this can/Herbie/container right now, but trust me, the city of Lexington … More geraniums