Grateful for a New Year, a New Morn

January 12th, 2015

lake shot (1)Up at five this New Year’s Day, eager to walk with the loyal hound beneath fading stars. Grateful for the birch trees, the firs that frame the frozen lake, the violet-streaked sky. Thankful for precious family and friends. Will live, love, laugh for those who cannot, those who have left us too soon.

SAMMY IN THE SKY. Illustrations copyright © 2011 by Jamie Wyeth. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.