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Quote of the Day: John Calvin

May 9th, 2010

There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world, that is not intended to make us rejoice.

John Calvin

I’m very thankful for the changing seasons. I enjoy living in a place with such a stark difference between spring/summer/fall/winter. It seems the long dark colorless winter, makes me even more thankful for color in the garden, especially all the green leaves and the green grass.

The green is so invigorating, I’m happy looking out the windows and seeing world of green. I’m happy to once again to hear leaves on the trees when the wind blows. I’m happy to see color dotting the garden here and there.

What’s your favorite part of the change from winter to summer?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.