No 3 Words – Just the Garden

In 2012 and 2014 (I don’t know what happened to 2013), I wrote “3 Words” posts – a few choice words to guide me through the year. As much as I love the idea of the New Year as a blank slate and a time to start fresh, I’m just not feeling it this year.

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Spring!

Although the calendar says spring does not arrive for a few weeks, since the clocks have changed and we have had barely a hint of winter (2 nights of “frost” in December and rain last weekend), it’s spring as far as I’m concerned. Oh – and it was 80 degrees yesterday. I’ve previously written about how much I love this time of year – and 2014 is no different. While we don’t have the cold and dark winter that much of the country experiences, there is still something magical about how the garden just comes to life in early March. Everything is lush, green, and growing. It gives me hope and it makes me smile.

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My 3 Words – An Update

Or maybe this should be titled “life gets in the way”…

With the first day of Spring just past and Easter just around the corner, it’s time to finally shake off winter (or what we call winter here in Southern California) and move forward. But I don’t think you can properly move forward without reflecting – note I said reflecting, not dwelling – on the past. So I went back to my New Year’s Day post, and came across Resilience, Rejuvenation, and Serenity. How am I doing?

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