Wednesday, February 28, 2018

winter • february • 2018 • ventures

winter 2018 events list

This summary features the month of February and the meteorological season of Winter—here are my chronicles for December and January. It's time to link up again with Emily P. Freeman's What I Learned in...

porch stories 28 February

Today is Wednesday, so it's Porch Stories. Kristin Hill Taylor's blogging about winter learnings, too.

south central LA February graphic

Railroad tracks around the corner from where I've been staying form the background for my February graphic; my February story includes still learning patience, still learning to wait, still discerning future moves during this meantime. February has meant acknowledging my marginal level of everyday functioning that's nothing to worry about, but serves as a signal a lot's not okay with my current situation. Having explained that, one of the best February surprises has been newly emerged monarch butterflies in the milkweed planters at church. As caterpillars they got very greedy, munching all the milkweed down to bare stalks!

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Sunday 04 February

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Sunday 11 February – Transfiguration

milkweed monarch butterfly monarch butterflies

Sunday 18 February –Lent 1

Glendale Green Team pictures

The Green Faith Team met again in Glendale during late February mostly to finish planning for the 22 March World Water Day event we're hosting down by the LA River riverside {watch this space!}. I created a scrapbook page to collage my photos; for some reason it's been a long while since kids in the on-campus school displayed their art in the windows, but their bulletin board displays were like scrapbook pages within my scrapbook page.

young. gifted. black. program cover

February is Black History Month. On the last Sunday of February I attended a fabulous Young. Gifted. Black. A Fundraiser Showcasing our Talent Allowing our Young Voice to be Heard to benefit urban kids who'll be traveling to Houston to participate in their denomination's This Changes Everything youth gathering. They insisted, "we are current black history." It was so wonderful words can't describe it; I captured quite a few excellent photos, but don't have permission to use them, so the event program's my only illustration.

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Kristin's porch stories button

Emily P Freeman winter graphic


  1. Love the Monarch butterfly pictures. They are such beautiful creatures. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! I'm your neighbor at #porchstories.

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