Ripples #617: Spring Thaw!

By March 20, 2011June 9th, 2014Ripples

Ripples #617: Spring Thaw!
For our tribe of 27,335 busy people who share encouragement and gratitude.
Mar 21, 2011

Spring is when you feel like whistling
even with a shoe full of slush.
-Doug Larson

If there comes a little thaw,
Still the air is chill and raw,
Here and there a patch of snow,
Dirtier than the ground below,
Dribbles down a marshy flood;
Ankle-deep you stick in mud
In the meadows while you sing,
“This is Spring.”
-Christopher Pearce Cranch, A Spring Growl

Happy spring to you. As the snow melts and the ground thaws, Mother Nature
is preparing to dazzle us with green grass, blue skies, and oh yes the
myriad hues of flowers. It also means we’ll need to put up with some
blustery, rainy days (like the one we’re experiencing here in Madison as I
write this).

I hope you get to experience some hopeful sign of spring this week, and I
hope you find the patience to endure some of the inevitable messiness that
comes along with transitions.


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