This is a painting I gave to a couple as a wedding gift. It's cold and dark, yet the birds are huddled together for warmth and to stay alive they must stay together. Good news is that spring is near - as shown by the small flower buds on the tree limb. Let's face it, love itself is a risky proposition. It takes courage. Sometimes you go out on a limb and say, "I love you" with the hope that you will hear that same phrase returned.