Yesterday I woke up to a white landscape! It happened during the night and looking out of the window the sparkling white fresh new snow was competing in sparkle with Everett's fresh morning brilliant smile! Later in the day I took a three mile walk through the white freezing neighborhood to the park, back to the wet icy city streets, cold and thrilled with this late winter's wonderland beauty.
Even Google today chose the iconic love image as a Valentine's touch to their logo! Even the snow outside my window is melting today, while warmer temperatures are felt in New York - perhaps a signal to add to Valentine's warmth in the air???
Oh well, Valentine's day is here, and every bit of my surroundings remind me of this hot day in the winter's dreariest month. Most of all the rosy softness of Everett's hand!
Textiles, papers, lace, seeds, are among the things I collect!
Since I was a child I always had something I was all interested and drawn to, something I had to tuck away.
Living close to the sea, collecting sea shells was a given; and so were pebbles, driftwood, sea bird feathers. I also had tiny boxes tucked and hidden among my books, homes to my dried sea horses...
Some of the items just mentioned I still have and treasure.
Like mama's picture given to me when I was very young, tucked in a slim see-through box in the company of a tiny and very special hippocampos, found around that same time on a beach somewhere in the Mediterranean...