I put some throw rugs outside to dry after the flood. The sun finally made an appearance after five days of torrential rain. Temperatures reached 60 degrees F. Noah could not have felt more joy.
A high pitched sound caught my attention as I was working at the computer. I thought one of the cats had been hurt, and came downstairs to investigate. All three were huddled together in their round bed. One opened an eye to acknowledge my existence. I turned my head at the sound again. Recognition, a bird. Its been a long winter. Even for the cats. In another day or two that sound would wake them and have them jumping from window to window. They still have their winter rust.
Today, on the way back from the post office, I turned my bicycle into our local nursery. From a distance I had noticed a car or two in the parking lot. Yep, they were unpacking boxes, signs of life. I actually bought a couple of sleeves of seeds. And some potting soil.
I am either over or under dressed when I ride my bike. I keep a very light pair of gloves in my jacket pocket, along with my neoprene skull cap. Earlier in the day I labored up a hill, returning from a shopping trip. I had about thirty pounds in my backpack. I passed a young woman pushing a baby carriage. The woman was wearing a short sleeve shirt, no jacket. The child smiled at me from the carriage. She was wearing black sun glasses.
I assume my friend in Maine is tapping his maple trees. I should call him tonight.
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