“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


this week's tulip at the end of the week

she buys a bouquet every week.
last week the blossoms caught on fire but how that happened we will keep shushed.

on the calendar and outside the door, spring has arrived.  even if you wake too early, the birds will be a step ahead, already singing the day over the horizon; come early evening and the crickets announce the night.  i'd thought it would be winter forever.


photo: texture by kim klassen, mixed with a lot of me and photoshop.
inspired by the broken camera.


  1. And this morning when I woke at the usual time, it was still dark. Overnight, it seems, autumn has arrived. Beautiful photo.

  2. I thought it would be winter forever, too. but here it still is...drats!

  3. It still feels like it will be forever here. You give me hope. Xoxo


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