Friday, April 22, 2011

earth day

I remember Earth Day from when I was in high school, never thought that things would just go along from bad to worse over all these decades, but then it is easy to underestimate the power of inertia. Nonetheless, have always tried in my own life to make choices based on what is now called sustainability.

With that in mind, it seems rather delightful that today is the first day dry enough to hang laundry outside, and there, on the pear tree, amidst the white froth of blossom, is a busy honeybee... Happy pollination day! (Very lucky it is that there are two neighborhood beehives) Perhaps this year the tree will have developed enough roots to sustain a few fruit to maturity. The apple tree, with only three branches, is still very small, but has a few, yet unopened, flower buds. If life and work allow, I hope to get out in the yard and start digging, and setting up henyard fence. Though there is still frost each night, and it is still quite cold, spring is here.

1 comment:

  1. Ahh a return to laundry al fresco! Can't wait myself!