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Finding Color (and Energy) on a Wintry Day

Sunday, March 24, 2013

I took a long-for-me walk yesterday. Four miles in my Virginia country neighborhood. The area is heavily wooded and right now, pretty brown and dreary. But then I found this burst of color:

The flowers gave me such joy and lightened every step. I love how one beautiful moment caught my attention and energized the rest of my day.


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TANYA602 3/26/2013 9:18AM

    What a beautiful find! I am so ready for spring!

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KANOE10 3/26/2013 8:08AM

    Great picture. Spring is coming.

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GAILRUU 3/24/2013 2:13PM

    I can't wait for spring! We still have 2 feet of snow on the ground.

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JLITT62 3/24/2013 1:03PM

    I'd be energized if I saw that, too!

Unfortunately my run today was a dreary gray all the way . . . but felt good anyway. It always feels good when you're done!

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JEANNE229 3/24/2013 12:07PM

    Toni, four miles is a long for just about anyone over 60. But what a reward! LOVE the moments of beauty along a path.

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CIRANDELLA 3/24/2013 11:48AM

    What a gorgeous picture! Thanks for capturing this spring beauty for us.

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BRENDAGAIL9 3/24/2013 9:35AM

    I love daffodils and those bluebells. Thanks for sharing. Have a great day.

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--KREN 3/24/2013 9:05AM

    May we all never forget to appreciate the Earth and Nature. Thanks for the reminder.


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NELLJONES 3/24/2013 7:36AM

    My daffodils are up, too, but tonite's slush storm may do them in. Hard to believe the original prediction for peak cherry blossoms was later this week.

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KELLIEBEAN 3/24/2013 7:24AM

    That is lovely! It's nice how one small thing can really make the day!

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BESSHAILE 3/24/2013 7:24AM

    Oh doncha just love spring flowers? I have daffodils planted along the lane that leads up to my house and they remind me that in spite of the cold temperatures, spring really is here.

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KLMEIRING 3/24/2013 7:12AM

    Grateful for this burst of color! Thanks for sharing it with us! emoticon

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WELLNESSME09 3/24/2013 6:39AM

    So beautiful!
Thank you for sharing. emoticon emoticon

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ROX525 3/24/2013 6:30AM

    I would be like you and excited over the burst of spring! Hopefully I can get outside this week! Have a blessed day.

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JSTETSER 3/24/2013 6:19AM

My mother was just placed in the nursing home, and I need help in learning how to deal with everything.

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KKKAREN 3/24/2013 6:17AM

    Beautiful!! I love the awakening of the earth in the springtime.

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HAPPYMENOW58 3/24/2013 5:59AM

    Beautiful!!!! Great job walking....Enjoy your day today...Happy Spring!

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