This post is supposed to be my favorite things to do in the spring. Doing things for the spring seems like such a far off idea at the moment. I can’t lie. I’m getting cabin fever. Yes, there are books to write (my notebooks are crying because they’re so full) and books to read (the TBR pile is a mess), but I like being outside. I like going to the park and moving. I like KNOWING I can go out if I want to. I don’t really have anywhere to go, but I like having the ability to go if I so choose.
Right now, since we’re in a stay at home directive. Unless you have a reason to go out, don’t. Now, I’m good at being a hermit if I have a book to finish, but I like knowing I can go out if I want.
That’s the fun of spring. The snow, for the most part, is gone and you can go outside. Running, gardening, opening windows (eventually), Easter, the annual Books and Brunch event through the Friends of the Library… It’s all happening in the spring.
We can go outside, but not in groups of more than 10 (I believe it’s still 10 or less). Can’t have the library (it’s closed), can go to the park, but can’t go to the bathroom at the park (it’s in the visitor center…which is closed), can’t go for ice cream unless we get it at the store…it’s too mushy outside to plant flowers or pull weeds (I don’t pull weeds in the rain), and I can’t open the windows yet.
Now, I know this has been a maudlin post. I get it. It has been. But spring just started, so there is plenty of time, things should settle down (eventually) and one day the space around me will warm with spring temps. So, I’m looking forward to 5k races, going to the park, writing while sitting on the swing on the front porch, the flowers and gearing up for the summer 5k season.
What about you? What are your favorite things to do in the spring?
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A chance meeting leading to a lasting love?
Sam Rhodes swore he had his life sorted out. He loves his job at the Gates Mills Police Department and his dating life—all the guys he wants as long as he keeps things quiet. But a chance meeting at the library has him rethinking everything he knows. Can this seasoned officer accept what he never knew he wanted, especially if the love of his life could be a woman?
Emma Haeferle’s plans for the day included shelving books at the Gates Mills library, hanging out with her friend and avoiding the leering glances from her boss. When she locks gazes with the handsome bald man across the second floor of the library, all bets are off. She longs to wrap herself in his muscle-bound arms, but can a chance encounter really be simply the best?
Anything is possible when you only accept the best.