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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Opening Day

It is somehow fitting that today is opening day for the Chicago Cubs.  With a late winter/early spring that found temperatures in mid-July form, a rebirth was beginning - trees started budding, flowers poked through the ground, the ivy was turning green on the outfield wall and a new management team was in place on the north side.  And this Sunday is Easter, probably the ultimate expression of rebirth.   Spring is the time for waking from a long winter slumber - not the hibernation of the bears but the dreary, sun-shortened days of winter.  It's a time for freshening your home, for a new spring wardrobe and renewed energy as the daylight hours are longer.  It's a time to come alive again, to live fully once again, to permit yourself a fresh start.  Through the difficult days of winter, through difficult days of loss, it is comforting to know that things do get better, that life goes on, that the spring will follow the winter.


houndstooth said...

What beautiful and true words today! :)

Mr. Pip said...

My peeps were stuck in Cubs traffic tonight - and were late getting home to feed me.

Thanks for the lovely words!

Your pal, Pip

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Thank you for reminding us with these words of hope!
With so much sadness - we need these words,

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

Woof! Woof! Oh we do LOVE the CUBS ... will sure miss all the FUN. Happy Friday. Lots of Golden ALOHA n Woofs, Sugar

Kippy Marrie said...

Fofinho... Obrigada pela visita e pelo recado.
Espero que tenha tido uma EXCELENTE PÁSCOA, cheia de diversão e muuiiitass coisas boas.
Ótima semana e fique com o Papai do Céu.
Aus 1000 e Beijso 1000 com amor e carinho...


Dana Orsborn said...

Spring is our most favorite time of the
year. We hope April is treating you well.

-Dana, Daisy & Bruce

Hank said...

D Dubyah, honey.....that's a perty pitcher, an' I couldn't agree more with yer words. I like Spring 'cause I git lots more walks!

Faith Shen said...

Flowers blooms great when spring season is here, and I love viewing lots of beautiful roses on our garden :D

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