One of my favourite times of year, in addition to the obvious festivals like Halloween and Christmas, is the private annual celebration of the first day I can have my coffee outside in the sun. Today is that day. Armed with my coffee, a copy of the Kripalu Cookbook of Gourmet Vegetarian Recipes and the dog’s tennis ball I am soaking up weak sunlight and checking out which herbs survived the benign neglect offered to them over the winter.
Hope Springs is a 2012 comedy starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones– After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counselling session to work on their relationship. Director: David Frankel
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