Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Greening o' the Woods

Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire. ~Virgil

We decided to "concentrate on nature" (Aidan's phrase) this morning and check out the progress of our woods. It was amazing what a different place it was with its new green garb. Remember, our only personal experience with our woods is in its naked state--brown, quiet, resting.
But today it seemed to quiver with life.

Spring slips into even the most hidden places of the countryside
and transforms them into mossy-green mansions of delight.

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