Chirping Petunias

This morning, as I’m running around doing some crazy cleaning in my loft apartment, something furry-like plopped right into a bed of petunias in my planter outside. Of course, I didn’t have my glasses on. So, to me it looked like a furry toad had just jumped into my bed of flowers. Yet, it was somehowContinue reading “Chirping Petunias”

Small joys in life: waiting for the hummingbird

As I grab my hot cup of coffee and follow the sounds of the many chirping birds outside my bay window that overlooks the city trees, I can’t help but be hopeful. The sun shines in and warms my body as the early, soft summer breeze flows through the screens of the window, cooling myContinue reading “Small joys in life: waiting for the hummingbird”

The First Sign of Spring

Lightly on my feet, I walk back from class careful not to slide on the ice mother nature so precisely mixed together when she warmed the air early this morning. The bright sun beats down on the roof tops, melting away the heavy snow almost instantly. Drip, drip, drip goes the snow into water, crashingContinue reading “The First Sign of Spring”