Spring flowers
autumn moon
summer breezes
winter snow:

With mind uncluttered
·  this is  ·
the finest season!

-Wúmén Huìkāi

Proof of spring?


Gloomy Winter’s Now Awa’
soft the we
stlin breezes blaw
… and ilka thing is cheerie, O!

~ Robert Tannahill


Notwithstanding bud-shaking bluster and thermometric vagaries, evidence mounts to confirm that vigorous life returns to the shivering landscape.

Eat hearty, and may blues speedily dispel blaahs!