Tag Archives: Seasons of Smile

Season of Smile: Fall

Fall is like a collective sigh. Nature starts dropping everything, most noticeably, many of the trees drop their leaves. Trees also take minerals and nutrients–the preciousness of summer–deep into their roots to feed them through the winter and make buds … Continue reading

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Season of Smile: Late Summer

In the Chinese way of thinking, we have five seasons. Late summer is a season you may not recognized. Late summer can be that time when the summer evenings become a little cooler and the tomatoes lay heavy on the … Continue reading

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Season of Smile: Summer

This week in Maryland, we’ve skipped over spring and gone straight into summer. It’s the perfect time to talk about a summer smile. Summer is the time of pure joy. We are warm to our bones. The sun is shining, … Continue reading

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Season of Smile: Spring

I woke up this morning to the sound of rain. When I looked outside, the crocus were blooming. They weren’t there yesterday. I don’t know if the rain or something else that sent the crocus into sudden bloom. This is … Continue reading

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Season of Smile: Winter

We’ve been quiet for a while–it’s winter. Winter IS a time of quiet. Winter also brings a special kind of smile. When I think of a winter’s smile, I think of a quiet smile, too. A winter smile is the … Continue reading

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