Saturday, February 22, 2014

Where is Spring?

We are nearly through the winter months. It's seemed like "The Long Winter" this year, with many storms everywhere and gray days. February has brought several major snowstorms to our state, removing concerns about drought and water rationing. The neighboring orchardist has crews out pruning their apple trees. And shoots of daffodils and popping up through the soil in my flower beds. Within a month spring should "burst forth" and I am looking forward to it! In the meantime, cute pictures of the grand-doggy sent to me by text message cheer my days! I even got to "chat" with Sudo via Skype this week. Isn't she cute wearing pearls? She's growing and is filled with energy! "Chase" is her favorite game. She'll wear anyone out! But, the game has to happen inside the house! As soon as she is out the front door she's too cold and insists on being carried. What a sweet baby.

Mark Twain has some interesting thoughts on spring. He says "In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours."

And here's another interesting quote as we anticipate spring. "No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn." Hal Borland

We wait. Anticipation. Spring will be here --- soon.

In the meantime, like Sudo, I appreciate the warm and cozy indoors!


  1. She does look adorable wearing pearls. Perhaps her grandmother will knit or crochet her a coat. ☺

    Yes, spring will come in her good time. I'm not even going to allow myself to think about it too much. It's best to get out in the snow and have a little fun. I have found that a "snow chair" does wonders for my sciatica. LOL!

  2. Sudo is so cute in the pearls. Now she just needs a Chanel sweater to warm her. Smiling! Yes, Spring will come and aren't we excited. I am watching closely for the signs.

  3. Very sweet pupper!

  4. I don't know where Spring is, but I'm looking for her!

  5. Hi there, Firstly Sudo is beautiful, is she an Italian Greyhound or Whippet? Love her pearls. You are blessed to be seeing signs of spring-here in Colorado, we are lucky to have snow melting for a few days. Our spring won't arrive til mid-May.
    Hope you are staying warm.
    Hugs, Noreen

  6. ha hahh aha Oh La Tea Dah, that was a cute post. Sudo is, well, quite the fashionista! Those pearls! Oh my. I got a kick out of the fact that she wants to be carried when out-of-doors. Smart dog. ha hahhaha

    Yes, well, spring. We are all awaiting, aren't we? Seems like it's taking forever. Susan

  7. I like the quote about spring from Mark Twain! Considering I experienced an ice storm one Thursday and 70-degree temps the next, I can say I know whereof he speaks!


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