Is there a genre for fictional tulips and daffodils?

Tulips don’t grow in my garden. Deer eat them before the buds even develop. I’ve planted dozens upon dozens of daffodils and narcissus because I’m told deer don’t like them. They bloom beautifully the first year, but only a few make it through to the next, and by the third year there are none. I suspectContinue reading “Is there a genre for fictional tulips and daffodils?”

Oh, Spring… wherefore art thou?

Sleet pelts the windows, driven sideways by 50 km per hour gusts of wind. The storm was predicted and will be over by morning, although rain showers will continue. I’m not complaining. We had an unusually dry January and we need this moisture. But… well, yes I suppose I am complaining. Just a wee bit. SnowdropsContinue reading “Oh, Spring… wherefore art thou?”

Spring Things

“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.” [Doug Larson] “Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!’” [Robert Orben] “The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.” [Bern Williams] ~ Sending a joyous greeting from my heart to yours this firstContinue reading “Spring Things”

Surprised by God

. I’m musing this morning… finding wonder in the ways God meets me wherever I am. Whatever the need, before I realize it even exists, he has responded. . It’s easy to notice the big things and be thankful, but it’s in the little unexpected moments that I am caught unaware and surprised by hisContinue reading “Surprised by God”