Congrats to Melissa at anthemsweet.com! She won the flower print I made and colored with pencil. Thanks everybody for playing :) Visit her blog here to see her art and the art that inspires her (and me too).
You never know, I might even color some more of the prints, but the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and there's so many things I feel like doing now that Ohio is turning into the beautiful place that makes me glad to call it home -- but if anybody wants to give me a lot of money I'd be even happier to become a snowbird and winter someplace warmer.
The greatest joy lately is being able to open my windows and let new air into my world, but mostly I've been outside whenever possible and doing yard stuff that hasn't been done sufficiently in quite a while and cleaning inside the house when the weather is less cooperative. Working gets in my way of doing things, and piling up sticks and mucking out the pond is important. It gives me time to think, and I don't think I've had enough space to do that for quite a while.
The problem with all this thinking is that my moods are fluctuating all over the place. Sometimes I just want to feel the breeze and be a flower, thinking flower thoughts and feeling a fuzzy bee walking on my face. Why do people have to think more than that? Let alone obsessively thinking about stuff without finding a resolution. I haven't mastered being a flower yet. I look at my windows and think about washing them. Flowers never think about that.
I posted this drawing of my window a few years ago, but it fits this week's word too perfectly not to post it again, especially when there's so much spring stuff to do!