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Hope springs...

There has been much expounding of the virtues of spring 
on the human psyche  (you see I have been lurking a little).
I have been mulling over spring for three weeks now 
and I have been too encumbered 
by the domestic travails of moving house and home, 
as you know - you would have had to be
 living in outer Mongolia to miss this titbit.

However all I want to say on Spring is encompassed in these few words ...


Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
Man never Is, but always To be blest:
The soul, uneasy and confin'd from home,
Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

-Alexander Pope,
An Essay on Man, Epistle I, 1733

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  1. And sometimes it's just so darned far away...but always the hope, right, the looking forward.

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  2. This time of year always cheers me up, especially as the spring flowers start to bloom.

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  3. Spring came as a relief to me, this year. But I can see how it's passing almost unnoticed for you, with the move and all!

    'Hope springs eternal' .. .isn't it funny how that phrase is all that most people know of that poem?

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  4. "Hope springs eternal"

    I think that's been my motto in life just recently!

    Lovely photograph.

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  5. Wondrous, Saz! You have been so much on my mind - Are things going well, and are they frantic? Much love and light to you, dear friend, Fhi x

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  6. Well done!

    I hope everything is going swimmingly with the house move...D

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  7. I couldn't agree more. Without hope, without renewal, I am much less than happy. I can't wait for a few things to start blooming over here...

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  8. Hope. Its what we all need. Glad things are calming down a bit, I hope so anyway

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  9. New life and new beginnings, what a wonderful season Spring is.

    CJ xx

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  10. I wish Chicago's spring would make its mind up. This morning I wore a fairly light weight coat but this afternoon it was back to the long parka. Pah!

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  11. It's true, spring is all about hope and looking forward.
    Speaking of hope, sure hope the move is about done.

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  12. It might look like Spring but it seems to have gone back to being Winter here.

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  13. I'd rather have pigeon on toast than running about, fluttering around me, they may be gods creatures, but they are known as the flying rats as they carry the same about of disease and germs..so perhaps not to eat then!!

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Thanks for stopping by!

Take the weight of your feet, draw up a chair and pour yourself a cuppa. Leave your troubles at the door and together we shall ride out the storms.
I will walk a while in your shoes...

Saz x

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