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Spring: A Time for Opening Up

An individual with a modicum of intelligent emotion once penned that happiness is a way to travel, not a destination.

To me that thought is a passport to find everyday happiness in big things such as God and family, but it opens the door to find happiness in what many may consider the mundane.

The late winter robin, the musty, wonderful smell of damp leaves gathered under an overturned pot, the stiff, green foliage of the first spring crocus bulb, even the steady hum of a mower in the distance. These things bring a degree of happiness to many including this self-taught gardener who has been pu...


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