Tonight, a little early, a June bug knocks at the screen. Summer will soon be here.  

14:25:07 PM

photo: oriole
The peas and nasturtium have sprouted, along with about a dozen asparagus spears! Violets are blooming in the unmown lawn. The orioles are still here. And I, I blink and squint under a bright, bright sun – enough to trigger migraines – afraid and unsure of my great good luck.