I love January. After a six week splurge of Christmas music, fudge and non-stop tinsel, the quiet simplicity of January is a welcome relief.
Closets are being organized. Drawers cleaned out. Maybe, I'll finally work up the nerve to (finally) unpack the garage. It's a good time to take stock- to make lists, clean house- both figuratively and literally. Simplifying in January means you surround yourself with the meaningful. Let go of the excess that weighs you down. It's freeing.
Yesterday, I ordered 20 saplings of blue cypress trees.
A few bare root roses.
My backyard is a teensy-weensy blank postage stamp. It will feel good to get my hands dirty.