Beauty revealed

It is easy to see the beauty of a flower unfolding, fresh, vibrant, full of color and life. But in the quiet light of the afternoon as the sun curves towards evening, a subtler, truer beauty is equally as satisfying to behold.

This warm day

This warm day. . . The park was full of parents with young children. The redwing blackbirds are chattering in the backyard and a sparrow couple is making a nest in the birdhouse. The patch of crocus on the south side of the house has burst into bloom. Every year it happens like this.  And every…