Friday, February 26, 2010

will it ever be green again?

It happens every winter. Right around the same time too.

I look out the window and wonder in all seriousness if I will ever see green again.

winter

It thoroughly astounds me how every year we run through the same cycle. Complete deadness in the winter, though covered in white... which is a color I associate with life {I find such irony in that}... to a month or so of melted patches on the ground and lots of dead branches and brown hues rampant across the ground. And then before you know it, single green seedlings pop through the soil... and my heart remembers that Spring never fails to come.

But like I said, I just cannot see how we will see any of these ever again. My imagination is stunted, if I hadn't seen it happen so many times before I just wouldn't believe it could happen...

spring

Living in a part of the world where the four seasons are all very evident is a blessing and a curse. I love the changing seasons, but there comes a time in the midst of each one that I wish for another. I often think I would be happier in a place that was {mostly} green all the time. But somehow I think I would lose appreciation for these months as we see new life return.

btw - the spring pictures are from last year {obviously} ;) April 11th actually.

Will it be green in just 44 days again?


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3 extraordinary comments:

Musings of an Abstract Mind February 26, 2010 at 4:54 PM  

I love this... Is the snow picture from the bird song trail?

Megan March 3, 2010 at 10:00 AM  

oh, i so feel you! i'm right there too. it just seems SOOOO far away. it gets so hard in feb/march to deal with the cold and entrapment indoors!! esp for photographers who just want to get OUT!

Megan

Molly @ Star Cottage March 22, 2010 at 11:41 AM  

Lovely post and pics ;)

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