Several times last week, while driving home from school, I saw a sight that gladdened my winter weary heart. Flocks of robins! I’m talking about HUGE flocks of robins, hundreds of them, spread out across pastures and fields, in town and out in the countryside. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. They made their appearance during one of the coldest weeks we’ve have this year. What a breath taking surprise to see such fragile beauties out in full force braving a fierce unrelenting wind and bitter cold. And yet, there they were, as cheerful as ever, bright and chipper, foraging on the ground, great swaths of them~~while I, wrapped in hat and scarf, heavy duty winter coat and boots, shivered, chilled to the bone every time I went outside.
A gift to melt the coldest winter heart.