We’re socked in with over two feet of snow here in Massachusetts. I am on my second day of being sick as a dog, so I got out of shoveling duty today – my super hubs and sons took care of that without a lick of complaint (love them!)
So while they were outside pushing around the fluffy stuff, I wandered around inside with my big flannel shirt on trying to find little things I could so I wouldn’t feel useless. I stacked the dishwasher, picked up socks, and then decided to water the plants that I have wintering over in front of our big, sunny, south-facing french doors. They’re all doing great – lush and blooming – but one little guy looked like it was at the end of its days, so I grabbed it to toss it out.
But then I looked closer and saw that even though I hadn’t watered it in weeks and it was in crummy soil, it was pushing up fresh, strong shoots!
Now – as a thrifter I cannot resist nursing some extra life out of something that at first glance looks like a goner –
Isn’t it beautiful?
Spring will come soon, my friends – Mother Nature is at work as we speak trying to push new life up from the forgotten earth….