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By Manya Vee 

Pushing through in spite of the darkness | Like a Girl


Last updated 1/27/2022 at 8:09am

Aren’t lilacs lovely?

While gazing out my kitchen window recently, I noticed some buds fattening up on a bush just outside it.

This shook me out of my winter torpor enough to take a look around for other signs of spring.

I discovered iris spears emerging from the frozen ground. The grass looked rather healthy after its recent encounter with snow and ice.

I saw a squirrel nibble off a tender branch with a trio of leaves from the holly tree and carry it on up into the dense canopy, where I lost sight of it.

Apparently, spring is headed our way even if it doesn’t seem like it.

Yet these s...

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