This thing that happens
There’s this thing that happens to me when the sun shines.
Suddenly, things that were so stressful and worrisome become not such a big deal.
Where I would have found myself saying no before, I now find myself enthusiastically saying yes.
I find that making dinner can wait, because there’s something amazing happening in the back yard.
Dinner planning is a little more exciting when I think about picking vegetables from my garden in a few weeks/months.
Last summer’s basil
I get excited about being outside again, and I don’t even have to be bribed!
When these guys start talking about sleeping in a tent, I don’t shudder like I would have even two weeks ago.
And even though there have been a few setbacks,
I think it’s safe to say, I’m seeing the signs that winter is over.