Two suburbanite boomers throw caution to the wind, postpone retirement, and move to a farm in Indiana. There they intend to live happily ever after.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Nature Notes: Cabin Fever
What can I say. It's still winter. There's still a ton of snow. I'm sick of photographing white fields and birds, and house plants are as close to nature as I can get these days.
Somebody gave me a cyclamen for Christmas, which was gorgeous for weeks but has now gone into a rather steep decline. I trimmed off the yellow leaves and spent blossoms today, tossing them into the sink.
Just before scooping the trimmings into the trash I noticed how lovely they looked, in a Miss Havisham sort of way. A corsage for a zombie prom queen.
So that's my big moment of nature appreciation for the week. I hope it counts. If not, here's another friggin' bird for ya: