I looked out my study window today and saw some suspiciously spring-green tips. Closer inspection revealed that, yes, some of my daffodils are feeling the siren call of the 40 degree weather we've been having.
A tour of the yard revealed that while most things are still safely hibernating, there is at least one early bloomer in the bunch.
The winter storm watch the weather station has declared for tomorrow may come as a bit of a shock. Fortunately, these plants are adapted to the vagaries of the winter and spring dance, and even though it doesn't usually begin already in January, they'll cope. Those bursting buds will just need to wait a little longer.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.