Rue and Oregon Grape 2/1/15

2:1:15 r top sigWith the lengthening days which distinguish the third month of winter from its predecessor, come ardent desires for spring, and longings for the time of birds and flowers. An adventurous swallow too early flying from the south, a vision of snowdrops in the snow, a day of April warmth lit by a slant February sun, are all hailed with pleasure as harbingers of a more gracious season on its northland way.
~ Oscar Fay Adams

Flashback – Wednesday, February 1, 2012 – This is my Maine Coon cat, Phoebe. She loves to sleep and hangout in this carpeted small cat tower.  (Update: Phoebe got cancer and crossed the rainbow bridge in spring 2013.  She is greatly missed.  RIP, Dear One!)
February 1, 2012 sigFlashback – Friday, February 1, 2013 – I caught the sun just as it was disappearing behind the Oquirrhs and well behind these trees.
February 1, 2013 sigFlashback – Saturday, February 1, 2014 – I captured a few sweet snowflakes this morning 🙂
February 1, 2014Sunday, February 1, 2015 – The first day of February and we enjoyed some sun so I was able to get a few photos of rue seed pods and the beginning of flower buds on Oregon Grape.
2:1:15 rue sig 2:1:15 o g 2 sigA bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.
~ Author Unknown

2:1:15 r top 2 sig 2:1:15 o g sig 2:1:15 r top 1 sig“the dried pods of rue
colorful Oregon grape
help brighten winter”
~ Raven Ariana Simons
2:1:15 o g 1 sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Namaste ~ Raven

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