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08 Feb Anticipation

We need the sweet pain of anticipation to tell us we are really alive.  ― Albert Camus Every year about this time I begin to think ahead to spring. My mind imagines those warm morning breezes with a faint a scent of earthiness that come as each day reveals new surprises in the garden. But alas, February, a brief month with short days, is long with anticipation. Snowy, cold, and devoid of vegetation, it's beauty lies in a crisp, stark, landscape covered in snow and ice, a contrast of light and dark, of snow and structure. It's easy to overlook the beauty of winter in the garden,...

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