Ahhhh, sun! The air was filled with the sounds and smells of melting snow today. I know that in college, the first day over 40 degrees got a lot of sunbathers. I wonder if they pitched their lawn chairs on the remaining snowbanks and cranked up the Bob Marley today? No longer in college, I went out for a walk in a fleece and a bucket hat like I was a 70 year old Asian woman. Then I sat on the back porch in the sun and ate pistachios. The sun felt good on my skin. It’s only a matter of time until we get real spring. This is the Spring Preview; usually there’s another cold snap in March, often with snow. But there’s no heart in it. Winter has given up.
Here’s a sign that’s by my front door:
I really feel like “Craytor of Clud” would make a good fantasy hero.
Things the kids have made:
Julianna had to make a doll to go with a biography she’d read. She made Frida Kahlo:
Ben made (with my help) a Link costume (Legend of Zelda game, for those non-geeks out there):
And Lily made a totem pole of paper: