Once we venture out of our soft comfort zones, and seek all that's beyond our doors, we uncover the unknown.
Yes, that's me, caught searching for a frozen waterfall (for another Checkpoint Minnesota) as well as fences for my next Good Fences post.
I promised myself that winter would not drain my energy this year. So far, I feel a sort of magical spell working here. Possibly why it's been an utterly strange winter.
Oh what fun it is to be outside without 4 million layers of winter-wear!
On the road again!
Winter only thinks it has succeeded in penetrating deeply into our world, leaving most of us in a psychological conundrum. But not me!
There are reasons that winter arrives as it does around here. For me anyway. Considering how my light is spent ere half my days in darkness, waking in dark, early to sleep-mode as darkness arrives at dinner time. The logical answer is-
Rest up and prepare for the long days of mowing, weeding, gardening, planting, watering, digging, more pulling of weeds and mowing, and chasing busy little critters digging mole-holes within my freshly mowed ground. Then there's all the summertime fun to fill our days and nights.
I'm still laughing about the photo below that Facebook eagerly reminded me this morning that I posted it one year ago today! Ha! Ha! Old Man Winter, it's going to be in the high 30's here today! Of course in Oregon (as a friend mentioned) it'll be in the 50's! WooHoo!
Not to forget Martin Luther King Day, we had our own special march. We walked to the park, to play and swing before a special Scavenger Hunt for the munchkins, followed by their winter-track-run and a long way adventure back home. Can't see the same sights twice in one day you know.