Tuesday was Valentine’s Day, but now is when to buy candy and romantic gifts. Shopping holiday clearance is a joy to me. I recently purchased a gingerbread house kit for $1.19 from one store’s Christmas clearance section to do with my sister next month to herald springtime. And really, it’s not like chocolate goes badContinue reading “Fertile Soil”
Tag Archives: winter
Souls hibernate too.
Rather than simply watching Groundhog Day on the 2nd, I also watched the livestream of the real Punxsutawney Phil. Just like in the movie, he saw his shadow and declared six more weeks of winter. It’s almost like the season starts on the vernal equinox or something. Haha! It’s March 20th this year, by theContinue reading “Souls hibernate too.”
Between the abbey, the cobblestone streets, quaint bridges, and the Roman Baths, there is plenty to enjoy in the City of Bath. This collection is from early 2022 and is far from complete. At some point, I will share photos of the abbey. For now, marvel at the historic site, where so many amazing writersContinue reading “Bath”
My blog may be undergoing some alterations between now and the end of December. I’ve been kicking around some ideas that I may implement in 2023. Nothing is certain just yet, but I am considering various options at this time. I hope everyone has a great start to their December this week!
The photos I’m sharing this week are of Kew Gardens in January of this year. I was over the moon about the ice and frost that covered the plants. I have many more photos than these, but I wanted to highlight the majesty of the cold. The steaming earth enchanted me. The birds sliding aroundContinue reading “Kew Gardens”
February is a strange month to me. Spring is a month away, but this is often when the coldest days happen (usually on the rare occasion that someone talked me into going to a Mardi Gras parade). Here in England, winter isn’t showing much sign of releasing the Earth, though this has been a mildContinue reading “Waxing Light”
We went on a few adventures this week, one being to Kew Gardens. We got there in the late morning and stayed through mid-afternoon. Frost covered much of the greenery, and the pond was mostly frozen over. I’m from a place that never gets too cold. I only just this winter purchased my first sweaterContinue reading “Wintry Wanderings”
Tidings of Comfort and Joy
A tradition they have in London that we really don’t do where I come from is Advent calendars. I’ve seen them in stores before, but I don’t know anyone who has mentioned using an Advent calendar when we’ve shared holiday traditions. The concept is simple enough: open the little door labelled with the date toContinue reading “Tidings of Comfort and Joy”