April Showers bring May flowers

April Showers bring May flowers

April Showers bring May flowers April Showers bring May flowers. That was always the saying I heard when I was growing up. Have you ever wondered where the phrase “April showers bring May flowers” comes from? It’s an excerpt from a poem written by Thomas Tusser...
Transition, life and the month of March

Transition, life and the month of March

March March is often the transition from winter to Spring in western Colorado. Trees start to bud, daffodils and crocus’ start to bloom, temperatures start to warm up and everyone and everything begins the slow transition from winter to spring. March is also a time...

New Year’s, January and new beginnings

New Year’s, January and new beginnings January is a time for new beginnings. It’s the beginning of a new year and all the hope and aspirations the new year brings. I guess that’s why January is often depicted as a new baby. The new year’s baby had its origins with the...
A December to remember

A December to remember

December means winter. Not only because it officially starts on December 21st, but because it is usually cold, and snow has either fallen or is about to fall. The pianist George Winston had a beautiful album titled “December.” On the album he mystically captures the...