Friday, September 5, 2014

Joy Through the Seasons ~ Winter

Winter ~ is it synonymous with dreary, cold, can't wait to get through it?  Probably one of the best things about winter is that bulb flowers need a good freeze in order to bloom the following spring.  There is something to be thankful for.

Other things to be joyful about winter season (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere):
  • possibility of a White Christmas
  • the movie "White Christmas"
  • lots of other "traditional" Christmas movies
  • Christmas season from the day after Thanksgiving through end of December (yes, most of that is still technically in the fall, but work with me here)
  • the birth of both of our boys!  January brought us two boys and a number of other kids we know.  One of Ian's baseball friends was a few hours younger than him.
  • beautiful snow ~ at least until it needs to be shoveled or we need to drive somewhere
  • hot chocolate
  • warm fires
  • reading "Snowflake Bently" by  Jacqueline Briggs Martin
  • reading "Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost
  • reading "Owl Moon" by Jane Yolen

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