The unseasonable 70-degree day demanded a date but not even a sweater.
Sunshine burst forth, no clouds to scatter the projection of its rays.
Sidewalks filled with excited runners and bikers.
While puppy dogs pranced their winter muscles.
Lots of hellos, smiles, and “Isn’t it gorgeous!”
No strangers on this magnificent day.
Little girls turned driveway chalk artists, rode scooters and sang.
Little boys shot layups, 3-pointers, and banked it.
Bluebirds and robins flew purposefully.
Even bullfrogs and crickets sang out.
My heart soaked it in.
The warmth, the connections, the joy.
What a simple date.
What a glorious moment!