Monday, March 25, 2013

So Much for the Spring Thaw

I love spring. The warmer (but not too warm) temperatures, the birds singing, the buds on trees that hint at the burst of color to come, the snow.

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Wait... snow?

By calendar, spring joined us last week. According to my teenager's school, it is spring break. Looking out my window this morning, I think someone didn't get the message.

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I don't anticipate any feathered visitors at the local hangout this morning.

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It seems like a good day for hunkering down and writing. I wonder if that's likely with two kids at home. It's worth a try.

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What does spring look like where you are?

9 comments:

  1. Here in Columbia, it looks pretty much like it does at your house! As much as I am SOOO ready for Spring, this is actually making me happy! Then again, I haven't started shoveling yet.... ask me again at noon! LOL!

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  2. I'm not gloating, but I've got crocus and early tulips blooming, and while we did see a few snowflakes over the weekend, in general things look pretty season-appropriate. Hope you thaw out soon!

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  3. I didn't mind the snow so much either (of course, I didn't have to go anywhere, so that helped). It's so peaceful as it falls.

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  4. That sounds beautiful, Liv! I noticed some buds on the fruit trees last week which made me think spring was fully here. Alas, mother nature throws yet another curve.

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  5. Now that I'm living in my home state again, spring doesn't look that much different than it does in the depths of winter--except it's a little warmer and there's a lot more pollen on my car. Those are some great pictures--they make me want to dash out and play in the snow :)

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  6. I love the snow, but I'm not sure I would be loving it in late March. Beautiful photos of it nonetheless.

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  7. Are you in one of those desert states? Because it sounds like you're describing my time in Arizona. Enjoy the spring (not saying you have to enjoy the pollen, though).

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  8. It's definitely weird in late March. It was a mild winter overall, however, so I can't complain about a little snow now. As of today, it has all melted away and is starting off to be a sunny day.

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  9. I'm in a heavily-forested part of Texas, actually, so no desert around here. I recently moved back after living in Wisconsin for 14 years, which gave me an appreciation for snow :)

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