Apparently all it took for me to start feeling spring-y was a trip to Whole Foods.
These daffodils were $2, and the strawberries were on sale, so I wound up with 3 containers. They didn’t smell like much and needed a bit of sugar and a sprinkling of lemon to taste strawberry-ish, but then they were quite nice.
We took the dogs for a walk, and last week’s now is melting off, and there are no icy places– a big bonus when one’s spinal column still feels rather delicate. We saw more daffodils, plus hyacinths, tulips, and dandelions. (I know some hate them but I never have. And Rose eats them.) It was lovely and mild, even at 7:00 in the evening.
spring when the world is mud-
luscious the little
whistles far and wee
and eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s
when the world is puddle-wonderful
old baloonman whistles
far and wee
and bettyandisbel come dancing
from hop-scotch and jump-rope and