The morning started out COLD!!! Twenty four degrees...to be exact. I thought we were done with cold weather. Joe didn't have to go to the Grotto...so he was here to do odd jobs around the house. I took him out to the woods (sounds naughty doesn't it?) along with his shovel. Before breakfast he had dug three holes for the new shrubs and tree. We put them in the ground and watered them in. I'm hoping for rain...occasionally...so I don't have to lug water back there. Joe took down the old sign that has been up there for seven years. I'm going to make a new one. I tied the clematis with jute and put more water on the new plantings. We were done...and tired already and it was only early morning. Many trips back and forth do us in.We have to make all the trips because.. we are forgetful...should make a list and do better planning before starting out. Coming up to the house I reminded Joe to dig some of the Aster plant for our neighbor, Kelly. She said that she would like to have a start for her yard. We got to the house he dug the plant and then went in to eat oatmeal for breakfast. We changed our clothes and left for the Stillman Nursery, where Joe has some trees ordered for the Grotto. We were greeted with hugs and Ginny and I walked the path to the trees...Joe followed in the car. It was such a good feeling...to be out on a sunny morning, looking at trees, visiting with a couple from Church and just soaking up the sunshine. That's when I spotted it...a Sunshine Forsythia, just waiting there for me. It was all in bloom and small enough that I could handle it. I asked Ginny for a sold tag and went out to put it on the bush. I am going back with my car to pick it up this afternoon. I have just the spot for it. A touch of yellow sunshine for the woods border. Now I am finished buying....all I have to do is sit back and enjoy.