Life is Grace

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do/ with your one wild and precious life?” (Mary Oliver)

What Do April Snowstorms Bring?

April 4, 2014


Apparently, they bring spring?! We woke up to almost 10″ of wet, heavy snow, dreary gray skies, and more snow coming down. Yet by noon or so, the snow had stopped, and the sky had turned a beautiful blue. Tonight, as I type this, I can hear the steady drip-drip of melting snow from the roof over the back door, which is partly open, it’s so warm–38 degrees is a veritable heat wave here in Minnesota, after months submerged in the polar vortex!

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want–oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it makes your heart fairly ache, You want it so! (Mark Twain)

This week’s Friday five, a tradition over at one of my all-time favorite blogs, RevGalBlogPals. Every Friday, one of the women posts a meme and invites other members to play. So this week, I’m playing!!! Here goes: N.B. The narrative voice here asking the questions, etc., is from the original author, not me! My answers …

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 This list comes courtesy of the Fibromyalgia Network. I was thrilled to find this–it totally captures most of my days lately!!! If you have fibro too, see if you can relate!! (It also explains why I have so sorely neglected you, my poor little blog…)  You Know You Have Fibro When… your 80-year-old mother phones …

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Emptiness Friday Five…..     This Friday five comes courtesy of Sally over at RevGalBlogPals! (You don’t think I could come up with something like this myself, do you?) I have been pondering this Friday Five over and over in my mind, but I am coming up with nothing, so I am wondering; what do …

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THIS IS FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO KNEW AND LOVED MY MOM: Top Ten Things I Learned From My Mother (In No Particular Order) She always told me that love is the only thing that really matters. You can lose your possessions, your job, and your health, but you can always hold on to the …

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This week’s Friday Five come courtesy of Singing Owl from RevGalBlogPals. She writes:   Friday, February 27, 2009 Friday Five: The Fork in the Road “I am at a life-changing juncture. I do not know which way I will go, but I have been thinking about the times, people and events that changed my life …

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