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Spring | Spring

carmen-ambrosio's picture
Apr.13.2012
The birds are back. Some never left. A few are leaving or hiding. Nest construction and repair are underway. I awaken to sun and chirping. Bulbs are sprouting. Sammy Da Nose, our dog, is shedding his winter coat and so are we. It’s spring in Ohio.  In the Virgin Islands where I grew up,...
eve-kushner's picture
Apr.06.2012
It seems like lots of us have experienced crazy weather lately, including tornadoes and quasi-typhoons. Where I live, we keep oscillating between turtleneck weather and shorts weather, with the occasional torrential downpour. Nevertheless, there are undeniable signs of spring. All my favorite...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Apr.01.2012
Two trees planted on the city walk outside the brick building between a bed of vibrantly colored pansies, orange marigolds, and yellow and pink snapdragons. I pass them on my walks and watch them change. But over the years I haven’t seen the contrast of these two trees, side by side, where one...
vanessa-codorniu's picture
Mar.30.2012
There's something about spring that makes you feel alive and awake. With the added boost of sunshine and light there are many ways we can celebrate and incorporate the cycles to support our well-being, and it is important to be mindful of this opportunity to rejoice and renew. Celebrated as the...
farzana-versey's picture
Mar.30.2012
The cat scrapes the ledge. Claws get blunted. No mark on the concrete.  The cat meows. A baby’s cry. New mothers go looking in cribs. The cat runs after a ball of wool. It unspools. Winter will be cold. The cat watches through green eyes. Spring leaves fall. Eyes turn into autumn. The cat...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.29.2012
Hello, Space and Time readers, blog followers, friends, e-friends, and, hey, even if you accidentally stumbled upon this, looking for something else!  I hope you read and liked the story.  Please comment on it below--or, if you're bashful, shoot me an email, listed in this blog's...
terry-herman's picture
Mar.29.2012
If you haven’t already done so, make sure to read “At-Home Spa Spring Bouquet Part One”.  In this article I focus on aspects of transitioning from winter into spring, while my product reviews also focus on their suitability for creating an at-home spa experience.  In Part One, I also...
annette-talbert's picture
Mar.23.2012
Bright spring sunlight,strengthen my bones and my resolve. Gently caress my battle scars-those easily seen and the others,so carefully hidden from view. Embrace me with your warm golden arms,Sinking into my skin and touching my heart. Yellow light behind closed eyelids,radiate throughout my body,...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Mar.23.2012
Spring started off with a bang: sneezing, a good-bye, and Bob Marley. All of it has given me this odd sense of hope. The past month I’ve been sniffling and sneezing like crazy because of my allergies. My eyes are red, I’m using Kleenex like there’s no tomorrow, popping benadryls and generic...
terry-herman's picture
Mar.22.2012
".....As seasons change and transition from one to another, these changes impact virtually every aspect of our lives. We need to be mindful of the need to change and adapt as well. Consider the following as you transition from winter to spring....." http://definitivespablog.blogspot.com/2012/03/...