Tag Archives: spring

Silent Sunday

WPC: Place in the World

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Hallelujah Chorus

After a cold, dark winter of gray-brown dormancy, the earth barely breathing, waiting faithfully for renewal and warmth that certainly must come, spring starts slowly; then quickly, it becomes a rushing torrent of life. Brought on by moisture and warmth, … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

 

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Silent Sunday

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Harbinger

I heard my first red-winged blackbird today. My official harbinger of Spring!

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What I Need

What I need right about now… …because I’m having a bit of resistance accepting ‘what is’ today… Spring is officially 34 days away. I’ve got a while yet to go, so I’m going to have to deal with what’s happening … Continue reading

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WPC: Symbol

“Symbolism is uniquely human. We use symbols to represent intangible things like our beliefs and emotions, and to convert the abstract into something understandable. We may also use symbols to simplify and convey information.” To me, the Red-winged Blackbird is … Continue reading

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Ferns Unfurling

The unfurling of fern fiddleheads in spring is one of the things I look forward to every year. To me, each one is a work of art. Above is a lovely reddish-bronze Sensitive Fern (Onoclea sensibilis) named for its quick demise when … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

This weekend we took a ride to Bullitt Reservation to take my fourth and final photos in a series showing the four seasons from the same vantage point. Along with the ground blackberry that kept snagging and scratching my ankles, the black … Continue reading

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Renewed

It is such a joy to be outside these days with the birds calling from nearly every tree and bush, I’m thrilled to be alive to witness the renewal of another spring. After this past, bitterly cold winter, these warm, sunny … Continue reading

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