Category Archives: Spring

to read again

I’ve quoted from Amy Jo’s blog before (song lyrics, I think). She does such wonderful writing! This post was just so good, and so… “Ottawa” (and yes, I’m STILL amazed that I now live in Ottawa, even though we’ve now … Continue reading

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“voluptuous hours”

When I read over some of my posts, I’m reminded that written things can often come across with a totally different tone than what was meant. Take, for example, that one a couple of days ago about running. All those … Continue reading

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Do you know any sullen reprobates?

Sure hope everyone gets a chance to at least poke your head out today. No matter how dark-clouded it looks, the air feels simply wonderful! My June flowers (thymes and Linden) are all getting ready to bust out; don’t know … Continue reading

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Young moms: don’t waste a drop!!

This is what I did when my baby was growing up… I remember taking many moments just enjoying him–learning to walk, talk, etc., or just enjoying how sweet he was. So thankful sometimes for my willingness to be lazy! I … Continue reading

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Beauty

Wow-wow-wow! Everything is just Bursting with Bloom out there! With these warm temps, I had to go for my run early this morning, and I saw hyacinths, tulips, bleeding hearts, magnolia trees, cherry trees, apple trees, wood violets… even some … Continue reading

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Maaaaaaay Daaaay!! YAY!!

What man could hate or envy know When apple blossoms burst and blow? When, free at last, the kindly May Endeavors Winter’s debts to pay–          In blossom-time? (Thomas Curtis Clark)   AND… when the Blue Jays have finally broken … Continue reading

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kicking

Time for one of my own poems by now, don’t you think? I’m not sure if I wrote this while I was actually pregnant, or if it was when I was just dreaming about being pregnant… because I did dream … Continue reading

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no matter how much you lock yourself up…

Reading over the next two poems in Luci Shaw’s Listen to the Green, I don’t feel like copying them over, but the message in each is really neat. The first one talks about trying to get through to God, and … Continue reading

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astonishing!

Cheer up, sunnier warmer days are coming! And just think, since it’s too cold today to run (or whatever outdoor duty you had), you have some extra time on your hands! Luci Shaw’s poetry could also work to lift one’s … Continue reading

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doubly heaven-sent

Ahhhhh!! Time for that Spring Feeling again–the wonderful feeling of warmth after a cold winter, when Rej always says “We’ve waited a long time for this!” It only takes a few cold, rainy days, to make it seem like forever. … Continue reading

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