Today is the Vernal Equinox. It caught be by surprise this year but that fast-changing light might account for how unsettled I’ve been feeling in the last week. But the forsythia and the hyacinths are out and I even saw an apricot tree in bloom yesterday–I think it’s really happening.

(Textile Pattern for Kimono, Shin Bijutsukai ca 1900-1902, Japanese design Magazine)


(Charles Sheeler, Spring Interior 1927, oil on canvas)


(Per Adolfsen, Twins 2022, colored pencil, chalk)