Three signs of Spring: 1. A robin, high up in a tree, chi-chi-chi-chi-ing 2. A neighbour, across the road from us, shoveling up ice and snow and hoping that’s the last of it 3. The downy sheaths of buds on the magnolia And my glass of wine, glinting in the pale mild sunlight on the
A fabulous moment – in space-time, in science, in what we know and can imagine, and what we cannot know. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio… Detection of Waves in Space Buttresses Landmark Theory of Big Bang – NYTimes.com.
Snow just pouring down, thickly falling. Sidewalk has disappeared. So have thoughts of spring or summer. Hunkering down and digging out are back on the menu. As if we haven’t had enough of winter.
It was a gorgeous morning, Friday – bright, clear, dazzling. Just a little brisk, if you were out walking, as I was, along Queen St. W., on your way to work. Minus 19, actually; -27 with the wind chill. It didn’t feel so bad, actually. I guess because of the sunshine. And perhaps because this