But these! They grow just out my kitchen window, and there they are day after day looking so chipper and resolute that they brighten up my world. Yet I know that one cold morning soon they too will admit defeat and slip away into hibernation with all the rest.
When that dark and gloomy morning comes I will try not to focus on the loss of my cheerful little friends, but rather to focus on the anticipation of seeing them again come next spring. It helps to have something to look forward to, doesn't it?
She brightens up my world every day too.