Category Archives: Seasonal Transition

Gray, Rain, Cold, AGAIN!

Yes, we have no lilies of the valley. The traditional day for them in France is May 1st. It is not the same in the U.S., but usually, it is soon after. This year, it is already the 18th and … Continue reading

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Forsythia and Granola

Walking the dog this morning, I realized that the forsythia is a lost beauty this spring. I looked at it this morning as I walked out of the house, my huge, normally triumphant gift from my mother-in-law, with a ring … Continue reading

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I am a slacker

Okay, so I had a little medical procedure. I had no idea that it was going to keep me out of the gym for two weeks. I thought I was able to resume my regular schedule, and I guess I … Continue reading

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Snow on the ground and soon to be in the 50s

They are cold, really cold, the morning walk registered a cool twenty-nine degrees and the daffodils, having finally crowned themselves in gold, are not happy. I am not either as I would have liked to really enjoy the fruits of … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s snowing!

I woke up and looked out the window. It was snowing. Okay, so it’s Chicago, and it snows in Chicago, but it is mid-April! I should know better, because if memory serves me correctly, our first son was born on … Continue reading

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