While it might sound like it would be a great thing to live in an area of moderate year round temperatures, you would miss out on the changing seasons.
Winter seems to drag on forever with its long dark nights and cold, cloudy days. However, when redbud, dogwood, cherry, poplar pear trees, forsythia bushes and numerous other trees and bushes start putting on their show of colors, the long wait becomes worthwhile.
The promise of the renewal of the earth from dormancy to vibrant life brings resolve to our own lives to begin again.
Yes, let's begin again to take walks to drink in the sights of the beauty around us, shutting out the noise of the world!