It’s not that easy. Sheryl Sandberg didn’t say it would be. It’s bittersweet, sometimes the bitter bites stronger than the sweet can soothe, but making joy of life is our job.
Yes, I wish Jerry were here to plant more bulbs and flowers along our front walk. Yes, I wish Michigan spring came sooner and with more oomph. That’s not likely to happen. But I’m enjoying the first blooms along the front walk. Jerry planted these Iris and the purple explodes reminding me the joy I feel that I have them and that he was here to plant them.