Melancholy Spring

It’s ironic that just when the earth is blooming and becoming colorful after the gray of winter, I become most depressed. That is when I feel most trapped and stifled and must look for a way to enjoy life without doing what most other people this time of year are doing. As I headed to […]

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They Say That Spring Is Here

Although the calendar says that Spring is here, there are no signs of it in this yard. These pictures were taken on March 31st, the day before a foot of snow was predicted to hit. About 8 inches fell on April first, but it melted away quickly. That doesn’t mean I didn’t have to shovel. […]

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White Hair in Our Bird’s Nest

A few years ago, when we were renting a house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, this little bird’s nest fell out of a tree. We found it in the backyard. The amazing thing about it was the fact that we knew what material was used to build some of it. There are white strands around the […]

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Saying Good-Bye to Winter

I guess I am on of the few who hates to say good-bye to winter. It’s only because I despise the season that follows. This is the time of year when people in the cold climates are craving Spring. Why? – I don’t know. Well, yes I do. It’s the end of shoveling, ice and […]

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My New Bistro Set

For many years I wanted a bistro set – a tall table with chairs to match.  In my old house, we had a screened in gazebo and I wanted a taller set of chairs to use in there. I never found a set and then as I moved around for a few years, the thought […]

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