Clump #165: Shred, recycle and file assorted papers. Only four piles to go!
The daily paper clump was served with tea today. (Tea and clumpet?) It was a pile of ornery things that hadn’t fit into one category … must have been put together by our cat.
I got around to reading the latest Oprah Magazine which, fittingly, was their “annual guide to clearing some space in your head, your heart, your sock drawer.” I admit to a high degree of skepticism about such articles (as often as I buy and read them), since they usually contain little more than spiffy new things in which to store your clutter. But, I have to say, these “New Rules of De-Cluttering” made sense.
Here’s an example, Rule Number 10:
Inspired by the Oprah magazine and my green tea, above, I’m devoting another segment of pigment therapy to the color of growth: green!
Even when everything else is dying back, brilliant green moss carries on:
Where might you guess I took the photo below? If you guessed New York City, you’d be right. Lovely that the leaves of the forget-me-nots are heart shaped.
Incredible, the tiny buds that grow so large …
For maximum sun collection …
And in amazing variety:
In honor of our son in Norway, a Nordic god from a Montreal Botanical Garden display, whose fine antlers seem to join with the branches of the green, green trees:
After compiling these photos, the song of the day was suddenly obvious: “It’s Not So Easy Being Green” by Kermit The Frog. Ah, it gets me every time.
But green’s the color of Spring
And green can be cool and friendly-like
And green can be big like an ocean, or important
Like a mountain, or tall like a tree …