Sunday, March 30, 2014

A Good Sign and In The Pink

As March draws to a close I am thankful
that spring seems to be gracing us early this year.

My yard has been free of snow for a couple weeks now
which is a vast difference to last year at this time.  (Ode to March 2013)

I take this as a good sign.

Perhaps I will not neglect my garden this year.
The melted snow has uncovered a lot of abandoned items from last year.

Keeping my fingers crossed
that Mother Nature is not teasing me.
Banjo Update: Banjo and I thank you for all your well wishes!  We are happy to report that although he had a rough patch up until Wednesday (turns out the antibiotics were making him sick), he quickly turned around after stopping them upon the vet's instructions and is back in the pink of health!!  :)


Deb said...

Wonderful news on Banjo. It is snowing and blowing and just plain crap here. Deb

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Happy to hear that Banjo is feeling much better.

And you have no snow? We have only just cleared that hurdle...our neighbors still have snow.

Way to go!


Brian said...

No snow is a very good sign indeed! We are sure glad that Banjo is doing better now.

Lin said...

Our winter has been really harsh and we are just now discovering how the garden survived. Surprisingly, the pond inhabitants did well---in spite of their dead squirrel visitor. :(

I hope Banjo is doing better now. Poor buddy. :(

Sandra said...

good news about Banjo. antibiotics make me sick to. i don't take them unless there is no other way. glad he is back purrrrfect.
love the shot of the clay pot and so happy for you the snow is gone. hope it doesn't come back until next year

TexWisGirl said...

poor banjo - glad he's feeling great again!

Willow said...

Glad to hear Banjo is doing well now .
Our Spring was lagging a bit BUT the farm just sprouted crocus yesterday ~ whoowhooo !!! :)

Carolynn Anctil said...

If you're missing the snow, you could come to our place. We still have quite a bit. *wink*

I think Banjo deserves a yummy treat for all the grief he's suffered this past week, poor fella. Give him a (gentle) squeeze from me.

Big Hug,

It's me said...

I am glad to read banjo is doing well now.....happy spring in Holland we have summer !!...the weather is so good!! from me...x!

It's me said...

I am glad to read banjo is doing well now.....happy spring in Holland we have summer !!...the weather is so good!! from me...x!

Kerri Farley said...

Glad Banjo is feeling better!
We have another round of snow today.... but this week is supposed to be much warmer :)

Fuzzy Tales said...

We're glad to read Banjo is feeling better now.

We had a snowstorm this morning, the heavy, wet kind. I have at least 2 - 3 inches (not cms) in my driveway that I refuse to shovel. I'm done.

S. Etole said...

Still covered in snow here. Good to hear that Banjo is on the mend. Happy Spring.

Tamago said...

That sure is a good sign! I hope winter won't come back until next winter, and you'll enjoy warm and bright spring!
So sorry the antibiotics were making Banjo sick, but glad he is doing well now :-)
Have a lovely Sunday and wonderful new week xoxo

Cheri said...

Great news re Banjo!
It is amazing when spring arrives and you get out in the garden again at the stuff you find that had been forgotten to put inside.
Happy Sunday!

Sylvia said...

So glad to hear Banjo is feeling better now, Catherine !
We haven't had snow this winter ... and spring arrived early, hope you can enjoy lovely weather soon ...

Penny said...

It is good that spring has come your way! The sun is shining more and some snow has melted leaving us still with about two and a half feet. I have a feeling the road into DL will be quite a muddy mess for awhile when it does turn to spring here. Happy Sunday. See you in four weeks!

Lisa Gordon said...

I am so glad that Banjo is all better, Catherine!!

Spring is definitely late in coming here, and now they say we will have snow tomorrow. :-( Because winter came so early last year, we will have lots of "stuff" to clean out of the gardens. It is normally all done in the fall, but the snow came so early, and never left.

Just Who I Am said...

So glad to read Banjo is doing much better .Give him a big hug from me.Here in Holland we have a wonderful spring .Have a good week .
Love Elisabeth

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Great news about Banjo- you just never know with antibiotics. Spring is here, with two bouts of strong stormy type weather.
Have a blessed Sunday!

Pam said...

Great news on Banjo!

Crafting Queen said...

So glad to hear Banjo is doing better. Sending hugs and purrs. Hope your weather stays nice for you.

Donna said...

Swift Current as per usual is ahead of Regina and the rest of the province for snow loss. It is snowing right now and still lots of drifts laying around. Glad all is back to healthy normals for your Banjo! and Curtis will find a condo their is one waiting for him I am sure of it!

Ann said...

So glad to hear about Banjo. Now if only we could get spring to show up around here. It snowed yesterday

Eileen said...

So good to hear Banjo is feeling better! Wonderful news.

If you could, please send spring down the highway. :) We had a bit of snow today, though it didn't last, and no melting at all.

Fingers crossed, it should arrive next week. Right?

Have a great week!

Betsy Adams said...

I'm with Banjo... Medications always make me sick too... That's NOT FUN.. Glad he is 'in the pink' now!!!! Bless his heart.

Glad also that you hopefully will get an early spring. Ours is VERY late this year so far... BUT--they say that warm weather is here to stay... I'll believe it when it happens... ha


Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

Glad to hear Banjo is doing well..

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Hi Catherine! I'm glad to read that your sweet Banjo is doing better, and I hope the weather stays 'better' too! :-)

Katnip Lounge said...

So happy for Banjo, and fingers crossed for no more winter!

btw, how did Banjo get his name?

Linens and Royals said...

Pleased to hear you are well again Banjo, keep up the good work.


It's so good to read this positive post. Banjo, I hope, will continue to recover and be your garden will recover from the long, cold, snowy winter!

Linda R said...

Yea!! Glad to hear the snow is melted! And also Happy to hear Banjo is feeling better! It's the pits when our furry friends are sick!

Hope you enjoy your week my friend!


laura brown said...

Yea! No snow!

It's been a while...maybe Spring is finally on the way.


Bobbybegood1 said...

We are very lucky compared to others who have been hit with yet another snow storm. Just take a look at Martha @ Plowing Through Life. Cheers!!

Pantherka said...

It's great to be Banjo feel better.

sharon said...

Good to hear Banjo is doing better! Happy Spring to You!

Vanessa Morgan said...

Glad Banjo is doing fine now. Have a lovely Tuesday.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Catherine,
So glad Banjo is feeling better. Poor things, they cannot talk and we have to guess and doesn't it make you sick knowing you paid for the antibiotics that caused him to feel even more miserable. Just love him and he'll heal.
So glad the snow has melted but we never know how often it can come back to frost and such. Like we even had down south... But now it's spring and we move foreward.
Had terrible internet and only now I manage to get into blogs.

We had a happy 7th birthday for our 4 siblings; celebrated with their favorite - chicken breast cooked by their human mami.

Kitties Blue said...

Couldn't be happier that Banjo is better. He was lucky that you could stay home with him. And happy for you that you are having an early spring. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo


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