Spring never slips over the earth in an instant, instead it comes in fits and spurts.
A flower pops up here, while a bit of snow falls there. A chilly day today is followed by blue skies and sun tomorrow as winter slowly cedes to spring.
This year instead of sharing time, winter and spring are sparring. The ground’s dusting of snow is quickly burned off by the hot sun, only to be replaced by evening. Warm days are chased with frigid ones. A sunny day is repeatedly interrupted by howling wind and snow. Its a war between the seasons, but I know who will win.
Life always marches on. Spring always follows winter.
The baby chicks are peeping warm and safe out of the biting wind and the daffodils are slowly blooming despite their occasional covering of snow. New bees have been installed with plenty of honey to keep them fed until the weather warms and new fruit trees have been planted in spraying snow with fingers crossed.
Spring always wins, but that doesn’t mean winter has to make it easy.
This month we said our first hellos to brand new family, brand new friends.
And this month we said our last goodbyes to others.
Spring always comes, life always goes on, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy.