Carpe Diem Special #132
Fuyuko Tomita's "the corner"
Kantooka magatte shimatta magarikado
Under a cold
I’ve just turned
© Fuyuko Tomita
a stray tries to stay dry -
All of the above is the inspiration for today's post. It is rather appropriate for me as I attempt to settle back into a somewhat normal life after an extended absence to assist in my mother's care. The day before I left to help we had just finished rearranging the storage rooms and putting away Christmas decor. My penguin collection was to remain out till February at which time Valentine and spring would adorn the shelves, tables and walls of our home.
Today I seem to have turned the corner on getting resettled into life outside of hospital rooms, nursing homes and funeral 'parlors'. The penguins are put away for the next several months and the heart is on the front door. My husband brought fresh flowers for Valentine's for me. Now to get the shelves dusted and the happy, spring decor out. Sure there may be more cold but for today I shall turn the corner on mourning. I shall look to the future, to basketball games for two grandsons and drum concerts by the third.
give way to
© Janice Adcock
Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on