Winter: A Time For Every Season

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
Ecclesiastes 3:1


It’s hanging around like a guest who overstays her welcome.

This week brought more snow to many of you. We’ve had ice and a little bit of snow in South Carolina, but nothing like the majority of you.

 Ice branches_edited-1We had a brief day of ice a few weeks ago.
It’s beautiful, especially when you don’t have to deal with it for days on end.

snowy branches_edited-1I still prefer to have a bit more snow than winter gave us this year.
I took this photo a few years ago during a rare heavy snow.

But for those of you wondering if the temperature will ever rise
and announce the arrival of spring,
I have a few reminders for you.

Turkeys_edited-1The turkeys wandered through my backyard a couple of days ago.
And birds flitted around in our trees singing their songs of spring.

This bluebird visited my backyard last spring.

Bluebird In Spring_edited-1

And this bright butterfly rested in my backyard
for a long time last summer.


Someday soon, we’ll enjoy the colorful and warmer days of spring and summer…

And probably wish for cooler weather.

Are you done with winter?


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