Saturday, February 19, 2011

Searching for color

I would have a really hard time living someplace where there was little green and not many trees. Though I really, really dislike the heat that comes with our southern summers, I do love the lushness of the Kentucky landscape. I once knew someone who grew up in the west and she said she felt as though she was smothering here because of all the trees. She wanted long views to the horizon and the wind blowing all the time to make her feel at home. I suppose it's likely that we feel most comfortable in familiar surrounding....those we grew up knowing.

This time of year, I'm looking for the first signs of green. There's not much that isn't gray and/or brown at the moment. The warm temperatures we've been having this week have me craving some sign of new growth or at least something colorful to look at. I found these outside the garden fence there's hope!


  1. Here in Indiana I'm just happy to see brown instead of white. Amazing how color can change our attitudes.

  2. Love your color! It looke like you have a bit more green than we do here. I was just noticing how our white (more like 'dirty tan') sheep seem to be camaflouged with the brown grass out there. It won't be long before the 'hills are alive' again!