MAY is Here!

May is my second favorite month, with October being first. Actually, when the azaleas and tulips and daffodils start to bloom in April and May, I almost change my mind and put May first, but then October rolls around with its jewel-toned leaves and I forget about May!

Everywhere I go I see lovely azaleas, with their brief but beautiful blooming.

May is the last month of Spring, so I hope to take more photos of its beauty before the heat of the summer begins with other flowers and green foliage.

Perhaps the most important items for me for May are National Osteoporosis Month and National Mental Health Month. Personally and professionally, I think both topics are relevant, especially for those of us over 50. I receive a wonderful newsletter called Save Our Bones and I have written for an online magazine called Recovery Diaries (OC87 Recovery Diaries). I just received a flyer about a local event and I may attend. Check out the website!

This is a photo of a quilt from last year’s quilt show at the Wayne Art Center. It is springy in nature and also reflective of the tangles our thoughts can sometimes develop!

Apology: I did not create a list iof environmental organizations for Earth Day Every Day, so I will do that in May and maybe into the summer, as I receive information from the many organizations working to save our planet. I recently saw an article in Sierra Magazine entitled “There is No Planet B,” and hope to comment on that as part of my ongoing postings on this topic.

Finally, Cherie Goren’s book, A Time to Keep, is slated to be on Amazon by the end of May.  We ran into an unfortunate, sad “glitch” in which my friend and colleague lost her partner Mark very unexpectedly and so the book is on a temporary hold. But it is almost done! Here is a picture of the new cover:

 

Happy MAY DAY!

 

2 Responses to “MAY is Here!”

  1. lois Says:

    What a beautiful post!

  2. ellen sue spicer Says:

    thanx again! ellensue

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