Retirement has freed me from my calendar’s control. Two weeks ago I found myself asking Jan, “Did we miss Ash Wednesday?”
“Of course not,” she said. “Easter’s late this year, so Ash Wednesday’s March 5.” Suddenly, the saying, “March comes in like the lion and goes out like the lamb,” came to mind. I’m sure folks in the snowbelt states have seen enough of winter’s roaring lion. They await the arrival of spring’s gentle lamb.
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