It is still cold and some snow remains on the ground.
My bonsai, Okinawa Holly,
is in bloom.
is in bloom.
My daughter gave me this holly in 2003.
It was a four year old bush at the time.
It is time for me to repot.
I have been dreaming this past month.
I have been reflecting.
I have been studying.
We have packed up the January decorations.
Haiku gives way to Rumi.
I will read a poem a day in February.
In the evenings we will read a story from the Arabian Nights.
February is a full month.
These are Unicorn days for me.
Our home is filled with romance.
Crystals shimmer in the sunlight.
and love spells are fun on
cold February nights.
It is time to care for our souls.
Time to write letters and read.
I have my Ayurveda books out.
I travel my silk road.
I shall study Turkey and India.
We will go to the Mid-eastern market for
I lay my French ways over my
I lay my hopes
on the shoulders of Anoushka Shankar.
Perhaps music will be our bridge.
I am wearing red.
It is the color of passion
Luna New Year begins on the second new moon after winter solstice.
This year it is on February 14th.
It will be the year of the metal tiger.
I will be watching Punxsutawney Phil.
I will make candles on Candlemas.
I will eat red beans and rice on Mardi Gras.
Happy Sunday Safari.