A BEAUTIFUL TRANSFORMATION

After a long severe Winter of freezing rain, sleet & snow now Spring is here.  All the complaint of this year’s  Winter has come to an end.  It is like a new beginning, on  a clean slate. Flowers are budding into lush green plants. Outside of Amy’s  bed room window the chirping sounds of the birds are getting louder. Slowly she opened her eyes and  looked at the watch it is almost 6 am. time to take out the recycling bin before the pick up  truck comes.  Amy pulled the heavy bin to the  one corner of her side walk and noticed all the bins and bags outside of her neighbor’s  houses.That indicates that the sessions of Spring cleaning have started. In the weekdays she never get time to look at the lawn so she walked around  to check her  front  lawns  which is  now covered with green grass, few wild flowers here and there, squirrels are running around the trees .There is nothing like a sprinkling of blooming Primrose, harmony Iris, tulips &  the bright jovial Daffodils.  All the flowers get lots of press but the Red bud and flowering Cherry blossom offer Springtime feast for the eyes.

When Spring rolls out we  start to pick up the  slack that Winter instilled inside us of becoming sloths.  The weekends are the  perfect days for a long walk in the beautiful trail that runs at the back of her house. Amy took both the dogs with her. At the bayou she noticed the beautiful aerial acrobats & the purple martin.  Along the side of the trail on the trees there are Orioles the brightly colored song birds whom you can hear from far. Amy looked around to see  the  most highly anticipated returning migrant the ruby throated  humming bird tiny but pretty. While returning she came across one of the school where kids were practicing baseball, and soccer.

It was so refreshing and amazing  to see how the weather brings  the changes in  the day to day life  . Late in  that evening,  Amy sat down to fill up her clean slate with the extra  activities that  she wanted to start in  this season to bring more freshness in Life.

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Hello and Namaste to my wonderful bloggers and readers. I am Lekha, grew up in one of the beautiful city of Odisha in the mystical land India. My paternal grandmother was a perfect story teller- stories of brave kings and queens to stories of freedom fighters, to stories on kindness,honesty, compassion, truthfulness. As soon as I learned to read, my marvelous adventures started through the fairy tales, the mysteries, the classics and the autobiographies. O’ Yes, it was lots of fun! At middle school my imagination started to take wings into short stories and sometimes in sketching. In 1987 I came to USA to continue my education in Psychology. Life got busy with my son and daughter in their school,library, music class, dance class, tennis, soccer, scout, debate...Staying active is very important for me.So after work, I enjoy going to different classes - kickboxing, RIPP, PiYo and Yoga. I have a deep affection and respect to Nature. For me winter is the champion. During winter vacation it is always delightful to hike on the gorgeous,stunning and beautiful snowy mountains in different national parks. After the children started their own lives, enormous time has poured into my weekends. I decide to do devout my time in volunteering. But still I could not satisfy my hunger and craving to do something more. One evening, I was reading some article on international issues on children, women,and on animal cruelty, which were very disturbing, traumatic and sad.I could not stop my tear or could not sleep. It is very hard to see others in suffering. Life is more fulfilling and rich when you help others, when you bring smile on others. “ Be a rainbow in someone else’s clouds.”- Maya Angelou. So I start to write again. I want my writing to be a strong voice for others in distress; for the innocent animals,for children, for women, on global warming and for all other social causes. Sometimes the truth is hard to digest but I am determined to reflect on those topics to make my readers aware on social issues. And I am thankful to WordPress for providing this wonderful platform to express my observation, views and dreams. I hope you explore the stories,enjoy and leave appropriate comments.

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