April 4, 2010

Easter and Spring are Happening

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     Today is Easter. Hallelulah!

     A day of rejoicing for Christians, who celebrate the occasion of Jesus’ rising from the grave, emerging gloriously triumphant.

     It’s also the beginning of April 4, 2010. After a wild winter of record-breaking snowfalls, the past week emerged with gloriously warm weather—with temperatures up to eighty degrees. As the snowdrops and crocus fade, spring yellows predominate—the yellow-headed colts’ feet proliferating, the daffodils holding up their heads proudly, and the forsythia bushes loaded with yellow blossoms.

     Melanie, my holiday houseguest, and I strolled through my home community, Laurel Mountain Borough (PA), yesterday afternoon. I became reacquainted with residents I hadn’t seen since last fall. Sue filled in details about a resident in harm’s way, while Melanie provided loving attention to a black and brown tiger marked cat. We stopped at another resident’s home to learn more about this resident, but no one was at home.

     Ann was in her yard with her daughter, Sue, and Sue’s dog Bonnie. I felt good that Ann couldn’t recall (more…)

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