Above, posed prettily in the snow on my back deck, is a small canister which I will use to corral odds and ends. I liked the vintage-looking pale green glass vase, too. Also in the thrift shop, I found some knitting needles in sizes I didn't yet own, a good buy.
Not very long ago, this was the view from my front porch. But today is mild and sunny, nearly 50 degrees, and the birds are a-twitter in the woods. A bluebird came to check out our feeders this morning but I am not sure if he found anything appealing there.
Soon, soon, all of nature seems to be saying.
I am ready, I answer.