Helaine just returned from taking the trash cans to the curb. She was smiling.
Even though our lawn is 2/3 snow covered (the lawn over the septic tank always melts first), it is unmistakably springlike outside. The Sun is significantly higher in the sky, a difference you can feel on your skin.
Every year, in August and September, as the kids get ready to return to school, Staples runs a commercial with a parent shopping to the tune of, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year.” Wrong! Spring is the most wonderful time of the year.
Sure, we’ll still see snow and colder temperatures, but the promise of spring is in the air. At this moment, a promise is all I need.