When Winter Refuses to Depart, And Spirits Sink

033013 253

Whether it’s the rotten cold weather we’ve had of late, or something deeper driving it, I’m finding it difficult to get excited, or even minimally inspired, to move on some home improvement projects. I’m equally unmotivated to get started on the gardens. Contrary to popular belief, I’m a pretty sensitive soul, and those around me have a direct effect upon my bearing and mood. When Andy is down, I tend to follow suit. In my case, it removes any sort of enthusiasm for a new couch and family room color, negates any thrill in the coming gardening season, and just makes me want to lounge around and do nothing.

To combat that, I picked up some paint chips for the family room, and browsed the Crate & Barrel catalog for ideas. I started reading ‘The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life’ by Margaret Roach. And I may even shave my beard off. A change is needed. A re-boot is required. A new way…

Back to Blog
Back to Blog