“Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.“
~ Elizabeth Bowen
. . . of all the beautiful things there to look forward to in spring — longer days and the promise of evenings on terraces, pastel dresses with golden shoes and the first magnolia blossoms — perhaps the most intoxicating, might be the change to begin again at winter’s end, fresh and new and in extravagant shades of spring white . . .