Thursday, March 17, 2011

It's official!!

I don't need a calendar to tell me it's spring. Instead, I rely on these cuties:

To me, the return of the robins from the south heralds the beginning of spring. And today I saw my first ones happily chirping in the trees! Lo and behold, it also happened to be a nice, warm sunny day and to boot, the tulips were even starting to peek! JOY!

There's no pick-me-up quite like the first signs of spring, don't you think?

Sunday, March 13, 2011

A thousand cranes for Japan

I think I speak for everyone by saying how saddened and shocked we are about the devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami that occurred in Japan.

I am linking you over to Flora & Purl's touching post about the origins of Zenbazuru, or a thousand origami cranes; I felt the story she describes was very touching and seemed most appropriate for these circumstances.