Little darling, it’s all right

So I was Skyping with my parents on Monday morning and I remember complaining to them that I didn’t think I’d seen the sun at all in February. Well, someone must have overheard me, because we just had five straight days of sun to send February out with a bang! It was so nice that I decided to walk home from school on Wednesday, rather than taking the bus. It took me an hour and a half, but I was just to happy to have the sun on my face. Image
The ice on the Neva is almost completely melted in some places now.

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This little guy was enjoying the sun.

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I probably haven’t mentioned that a lot of the buildings in the center of town are really beautifully colored. I’d never noticed that across the bridge from school there’s a rainbow!

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The sun even made one of the grimier parts of my walk home quite pretty.

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I pass this whenever I walk home from the metro, and finally took a picture of it. It’s a good reminder, I think.

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The rogue milk salesman had relocated from the corner by the supermarket to a more high-traffic area by the metro station. (Actually, I’m pretty sure there are a bunch of these guys all over the city.) I’m tempted to buy milk from one of them sometime, but (a) it’s a little bit sketchy and (b) really, what would I do with two liters of milk? I really don’t need that much milk.

Of course it was cloudy and cold again today. I worry that this week of nice weather has given my a false sense of hope that spring is coming soon. We’ll see.

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One thought on “Little darling, it’s all right

  1. Meg,

    Great to see your expressions. Oddly enough I fell upon the famous Beckett quote a few days earlier than you original posting. ” Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better” It seems a current tennis star, winner of the 2014 Australian open had it tattooed to his forearm.

    Peace,

    Wade

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