Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

Well, apparently the ground hog saw his shadow on Ground Hog’s Day. Old News. Good for him, he probably went back underground curled up and will sleep through the remaining six weeks of winter. I don’t get to do that. However, on Ground Hog’s Day, I was greeted in the early morning by the twitters, chirps and …

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A long stretch of rainy days has finally washed the dirty snow from the sides of the roads. Robins sing happily from the branches of trees. Male red winged black birds fiercely defend territory and battle for land for their “ladies” who will arrive in a couple of weeks. Cardinals declare “what cheer, spring is …

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