Unexpected Joy

Creativity

Posted by Janean Toone on

Creativity

There's just something magical about a brand new box of crayons.  Remember? Think about opening that box for the first time.  Remember how it smelled?   How it felt?  Think about the variety of colors all sharpened to a beautiful even point.  Magic.   It's magic because, really, it's a box of  possibilities. When my husband was growing up there were never coloring books in the house.  But there was a drawer full of blank paper and a big box of crayons.   We did the same thing when our kids came along and now the tradition continues for our...

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Unexpected Joy

Posted by Janean Toone on

Unexpected Joy

I was awake at 4:30 this morning.  I don't know why.  I didn't want to be.  But then, I heard a bird start to sing.  I was fascinated.  It was still dark.  How did she know morning was coming?  As I lay pondering over this phenomenon, more and more birds started singing. Soon there was a chorus of birds, making  me glad i was awake, and providing me a beautiful start to my day. We recently sat in our back yard and counted eight or more different varieties of birds we regularly see.  Spring is here and we have feeders...

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