Happy May Day 2014

Happy May Day 2014 via cottagemagpie.com

Happy May Day 2014 via cottagemagpie.com

Is the sun shining where you are? The flowers blooming? The birds singing? Well, I live in the land of rain and more rain, but today, oh, today, the sun is shining and it’s the perfect beginning to summer. May Day! Happy May Day! A few days ago it was in the mid-fifties and raining, and today it is 80 degrees and gorgeous.

Of course, 80 degrees feels hot to me now, but by the end of summer it’ll seem cool and refreshing. But for now I’m just enjoying the sensation of my bones being baked warm. I feel like I’ve been cold since November. Even the hot car seems soothing to my aching joints and chilled feet. Food is growing, people are smiling, and it’s a joy to be alive, it truly is.

I know I’m gushing, but I just can’t tell you how blessed I feel to have the sun on my face, to live in a beautiful place, to eat food grown by my friends, to share the joy of life with the community around me. My heart is so full.

My May Day wish for you is that wherever you are, whether the sun is shining or not, that you will feel the warmth of it in your heart. That you will be surrounded by love and light and joy that carries you through summer. That you can have a moment to savor the unfolding of the season, to look forward to the pleasures of sweet berries, juicy sun-warmed tomatoes and cool water on your tired feet.

All my love to all of you,

Happy May Day!!

~Angela :-)

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  1. Bless you Angela …and a happy May Day to you too 🙂
    Tracey xx

  2. Happy May Day to you! In Brittany, April has been very sunny and the beginning of May means the cold and rain is back… as often!

    • Thank you, Magali!! Yes, we had beautiful weather last week, record high temperatures, and this week — rain! Cold, rainy, rain! Blergh!! ~Angela~

  3. Mary Truax says:

    Thank You Angela! Blessings to you!

  4. I just sat in my hot car the other day just to enjoy my fingers and toes being totally deliciously warm! Happy Weekend! I hear it’s supposed to be warm!!!

    • Angela says:

      Hhee hee hee! I do love that feeling when I’ve been chilled. I hope the weekend is warm! That would be really nice. It’s been so cold and rainy!! ~Angela~

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