What a winter! Even though I love this season, this particular one has knocked me off my orbit a bit…and I have been bobbling on, more eccentric than ever.
Time to get my bearings. I think what was hardest for me this winter was the even more pronounced lack of sun. Because we’re so close to the lake, we’re usually fairly shrouded in clouds between November and February. A good and bad thing (good: it’s so much warmer, bad: clouds mean precipitation), those clouds.
But the earth is tilting, and as it tilts the clouds retreat. To help my cloud-induced fugue state I have decided to spend part of my morning the way I spend it in the warm months of the year: I take my 2nd cup of coffee outside with me to the garden.
Granted, at this time of the year, the snow-covered garden is not terribly interesting. But the old greenhouse? It’s a light box, even when cloudy. Wear the sunglasses, take off your outerwear, grasp that mug in your hands and take a seat. If only for 10-15 minutes, it really does a body good.