Although we were short on sunshine this past weekend we had some nice sunshine last week. I bought some daffodils that always have a way of adding sunshine to a table. They also make me smile. Today is Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. The day before the season of Lent begins. Lent is a time of abstinence, of giving things up leading up to Easter Sunday. In the U.K. this is Pancake Day. Shrove comes from the old word “shrive” which means to confess. Will you be eating pancakes today?
We had a great visit with our middle son and his girlfriend this weekend. I did not take one photo. We ate, played games, ate some more. Now that Dan has his own house we are slowly sending over his leftover belongings from our house. You know how that goes if you have adult children. This time around he was able to load 2 motorcycles in the bed of his truck to take back with him. I really do hope he didn’t take Dear’s head cold back with him. The roads were quite nasty on their trip home and on Monday the pass that they took was closed to traffic most of the day.
Everyone was talking about March challenges this weekend. Maybe I’ll challenge myself to do something in March, too. I’m thinking along the lines of exercise. How about you?
Those daffodils are now 13 inches high. It’s amazing how fast they’ve grown.
5 thoughts on “Daffodils and Sunshine”
daffodils are happy little flowers! gal you had a nice visit and that they got home safely. Hope Dear feels better!
oh my, my eyes aren’t really open quite yet…”GLAD you had a nice visit”!
Early daffodils are so cheering.
Daffodils are in full bloom already? I’m all green with envy. Just came out of a -30C weekend.
Your daffodils are so pretty (love the containers too). Yep, having pancakes for supper tonight and then I really need to buckle down and get on a healthier eating and exercise regime. There’s been far too much sitting around, waiting for the weather to get better – which it still hasn’t – sigh! Can’t use that as my excuse forever – right!??