Spring Pots and Spring Steps

We had an unusually cold and long winter in Jerusalem. I felt like it was never going to get hot. I know that is strange. Of course, it was not as cold as living in Ukraine. The winters we spent there were indeed cold. Maybe I just can’t take the inclement weather like I used…

Squirrelly…

It is shocking! I caught this backyard bandit stealing the birdseed from the bird feeder. He is destructive too. He dumped the seed all over the ground and just kept going after it, even though I was standing right there… And he kept the birds waiting in line, while he stuffed face or should I…

Hydrangea Rock

 My hydrangeas are rocking this year, so vibrant and full, with multiple blooms. I’m lovin’ it!

Morning at My Front Door…

“The horns of the morning are blowing, are shining… ” Philiph Larkin I love morning, everyday and in every season! But spring mornings are especially lovely, and I am enjoying the flowers in our yard as they awaken from the barreness of winter, one by one.  

Spring Mourning

tenderly remove morning’s frost from spring petals, some still mourn winter During the lifetime of Jesus, the Jews had a unique custom pertaining to the temple in Jerusalem. When entering, the people had to walk in only one direction. They moved up the stairs, through the outer courts, inner sanctuary, and down the stairs to exit, all in the same…

How Appropriate!

My Christmas cactus is blooming… now that it is Easter. How appropriate! We leave in a few minutes for Ethiopia. See you on the other side of the ocean…