Tag Archives: winter

Cheers to the Goddess of Spring

Thousands of years ago, when the majestic Mount Olympus was hidden somewhere above the clouds, other snow-capped mountains in Greece surrounded it. Goats and sheep grazed on rocky, flower-strewn hillsides while crystal-clear rivers meandered through dark forests between the shimmering … Continue reading

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A Message for Old Man Winter

We should have known it was coming–the “woolly worm” told us so months ago. And if the narrow brown stripe on its woolly little back weren’t enough scientific evidence of the brutality that lay ahead, then the spoon-shaped persimmon seeds … Continue reading

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You’re a Fickle Old Gal, Mother Nature

“To the dull mind nature is leaden; To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I had dreamt of it, prayed for it and begged for it since November. I had crossed … Continue reading

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January makes me grumpy

January makes me grumpy. Moody. Cranky. Crabby, cantankerous, crotchety and cross. GET THE PICTURE? I want to slam January’s icy clutches in the door of an old Buick, punch its gloomy face with my frozen fists, and kick its windy, … Continue reading

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