Monthly Archives: January 2016

Gift #942: Flocks of birds

The day after I got home from Texas, a wondrous thing occurred.  Flocks of hundreds and hundreds of birds descended on the neighborhood, cartwheeling through the sky and performing mesmerizing aerial acrobatics as they swooped from tree to tree.  I … Continue reading

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Gift #941: Flowers in winter

To find a flower in winter is a rare and precious thing.  To my mind, it is of greater value than finding a diamond in the snow.  I’ve been having a hard time with the winter weather – it’s been … Continue reading

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Gift #940: Welcome 2016

Happy New Year everyone!  Today we welcome in 2016, full of things that have never been (Rainer Marie Rilke).  It’s hard to believe that the earth as completed a circuit around the sun and here we are already in January … Continue reading

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Gift #939: Scenes of December

In a few hours we’ll say goodbye to 2015 and wait expectantly for a new year to start.  I hope all of you have happy memories of this year that you’ll treasure and that you’re looking forward to welcoming 2016.  … Continue reading

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