Exhale when the daffodils come

This has been a rough winter.  With a tendency toward seasonal affective disorder, getting outdoors and moving is not just a pleasure, it’s a necessity.  With near record snow falls, bursitis in my hip has kept me restricted to walking the streets, out of the woods and feeling out of sorts.  Increasing sunlight in March…

Bee happy

It took the neighborhood honey bees less than 24 hours of the first blooms of the year opening to find their first feast of the season.  What a delight to see life returning so quickly as the snow melts!

Stop and smell the dirt

After the long snowy winter we have had I was excited this morning to smell dirt for the first time in months. Yes – dirt! I stopped and took a moment to breathe deeply and smell the scent of earth. During our morning walks we are now hearing an abundance of bird chatter – robins…