Category Archives: Happiness

What the Spring Sun Brings

The spring sun shines a light on garden art, a shallot carved into an exquisite piece. Nature has a way of turning anything into a museum piece if you leave it alone long enough. The spring sun brings a bumble … Continue reading

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Of Skunk Cabbage and Coffee Beans

When we left Seattle twelve years ago, we thought we would be deprived of some creature comforts living so far from the city. Pleasantly, that has not turned out to be the case. If anything, it seems that it is … Continue reading

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What Is That Light in Yonder Sky?

Pray tell, what is that light in yonder sky? What is that blue up above? After an eternity of dark clouds, snow, rain, mist, slashing winds and gales, the sun rises again. It was a shock to step outside and … Continue reading

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There Is Something Magical

There is something magical about feeling a just laid egg, an egg that is still warm, almost hot to the touch. There is no doubt that it is alive. There is something magical about fresh snow capping a mountain. It’s … Continue reading

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Amused, Not Amused

It’s always warm and cheery at Tweets in Edison when I deliver eggs on Fridays. Yesterday was especially warm and cheery with Deakin Hicks filling the café with their wonderful music. I could have stayed for hours, I was that … Continue reading

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As If It Was Your Last

“Live as if today is the last day of your life,” goes the saying. At times you wish it was the last day. What to make of the frequent snows when I want to be planting in the garden? What … Continue reading

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Oh Spring, Where Art Thou?

Oh Spring, where art thou? It’s an oft repeated cry this February. I should be out weeding and planting and … and … and, but this morning all I can do is be delighted by the beautiful snow. There are … Continue reading

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