Time (for a) Change!


This weekend we will be turning our clocks  ahead…”springing forward!” as they say. Well, I am ready. It has been a very cold winter, and we are running out of firewood for our wood stove. We have work to be done, cleaning up after a brutal ice storm at Christmas time…



There have been jokes passed around to entertain us, but the humor has worn thin by now.

March3-2014WintersIcyGrip March4-2014Snowman1 March4-2014SnowSceneThere have been wild turkeys scavenging for food on our property…which means they are hungry. There are no patches of green yet for them to explore…


I won’t mind a little morning darkness. Having the evenings brighter is already a big improvement.  But, as you can see, we are in need of COLOR! I have done my best to perk things up indoors. Along with groceries, tulips are a necessity.

March7-2014tulipsThere are a couple of late Amaryllis buds which give us some excitement still.

Other blooms are entertaining us now indoors.
A small clematis…

Our Clivia…


and the Abutilon.

March7-2014Abutilon I’m here to say that for me, nothing will match the excitement of the first real outdoor shoot to show itself!




About fromourisland

Gardener, knitter, wife, mother of 2, grandmother, and lots more.
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One Response to Time (for a) Change!

  1. Alice Jordon says:

    Happy Spring Marie!

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