Sunday, March 25, 2007

I Saw One (a robin)

so, it's official, spring is just around the corner because I have seen a

.  Yesterday, in a tree in our front yard, three of the chubby things were sitting on one limb.  It really signifies something worthy of conversation in these here parts.  Almost as exciting as hearing about someone you know who won a free coffee or doughnut at Tim's.  We look for these birds like crazy as soon as the snow is melting faster than it falls ... as soon as the shorts start appearing in the stores ... like the hope that I can wear just a sweater, not a snowmobile suit, to church on Good Friday.

If you haven't seen one when everyone else is talking about it, you almost begin to question what is really the matter with you ... and then you join the club.  Who said there is no such thing as peer pressure over 30?