I decided to get a good walk in the morning, instead of staying in bed as I do every other day. “Day” – what does this mean? Like many of us, I know longer know what day it is. I was confident, however, that I knew what season it was.
So I dressed for a typical February day – 2 layers of pants, winter jacket, hat, scarf, mitts. It seemed just about right as I left the house. But wait! Why are there tulips and daffodils in my garden? There were ice pellets striking my face, but I could hear robins and red winged blackbirds.
On my journey to the west along the lakeshore, I encountered another TPW walker and her spouse. They had just seen a mink crossing a bridge and a fox walking down the street. On my way home, I saw a lazy skunk who could not be bothered to scuttle away, and a snowy egret in a pond. I checked the calendar. It said May. I am deeply confused. I am not a subscriber to conspiracy theories, but I think the world is planning something.