We are almost there. After what was a relatively mild winter, we shouldn't be quite so anxious for Spring. But we are nonetheless. And it's officially coming this weekend. Yes, we will have more chilly weather. In fact, after a week of significantly warmer temperatures we are expecting some freezing weather to welcome Spring. But it won't last long for us.
A lot of gardeners got so carried away with the warm weather they did more than they knew was prudent. And they will suffer a bit for that. But as with all gardeners they will move forward when the real Spring weather is here for good.
Lucy really enjoys the cool mornings, but the sun during the day is already too warm for her liking. Thank goodness for the NCAA Tournament. It keeps my husband in the den with the wide-screen. Her bed and Ellie's bed are side by side in the den and she enjoys both of them. She can sleep in either one, or sometimes in both at once.
The blue tug is never far away
Judy Woodruff of PBS Newshour made a special comment about the family shown on my last post. She said the producers had not noticed the significance of the two tattoos on the hands of the woman in the interview. One of them is a neo-Nazi symbol and the other is a white supremacy logo. Ms. Woodruff said they contacted the woman after receiving a lot of comments from viewers. The woman said they were "Christian symbols" and she had no knowledge of any other message. On a personal note, I think it a bit unusual that someone could get not one, but two such hate-filled and inflamatory tattoos and not know their meaning. But that's her story and she's sticking with it.
For many Christians, the Lenten season is drawing to a close with Palm Sunday this Sunday and Holy Week beginning.
And for all of us in the Northern Hemisphere, Sunday marks the first day of Spring. For us in the Eastern Time Zone of the US, the vernal equinox will occur at 12:30 AM. For others to our west, the equinox will occur late on Saturday. But the first full day of Spring will be on Sunday for everyone in the United States.
This unseasonably warm weather has made me think of Mark Twain's quote:
It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is.
And when you’ve got it, you want — oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!
HAVE A MOST WONDERFUL WEEKEND, EVERYONE
AND WELCOME SPRING