Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold

Deep winter

Last week’s blizzard seem to open the gate to a real winter complete with snow storm after snow storm, and hard-core cold. We’re being tested on our ability to stay upright on icy patches, and on keeping … Read more.

Spring tease

It’s still January for at least for another day or so, but it looks strangely an awful lot like mid-February – or even March here and there, and feels about the same. My brain thinks … Read more.

Time will tell

It doesn’t take very many days of warm weather (has it been 2? – almost a week?) for me to begin to forget how unpleasant it has been this winter. I can’t help but want … Read more.


Nature is out there making all sorts of promises and I intend to hold her to them. I am not afraid of spring. I know what’s coming. My eyes are open and I’m ready for … Read more.

Mid-March bloom day

Many thanks as always to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for thinking up and hosting a monthly blooming show and tell.  I’m a little late to the Ides of March party but it’s a blow-out.  … Read more.