Spring is Coming…

Yesterday, as I was returning from a walk with the dog, my neighbor, who was walking her own dogs, stopped to talk to me at the end of my driveway.

“I think you have the coldest yard on this road,” she said, looking at all the snow.

I couldn’t deny it. Here is a picture—taken this morning—of our yard:

img_5491By the end of the month, the snow should be gone, but it has a long way to go.

Never mind! Yesterday, I took an absolutely delightful walk. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and I needed neither hat nor gloves. I walked in a sort of a bliss, letting the dog lead the way. He took me down Highland Avenue and around Highland Heights. Blue sky, blue sky, blue sky with the sun warm on my face.

Here are some pictures I took, proof that after this long, hard winter, spring really is coming.

Rushing water by the side of the road
Rushing water by the side of the road
Tree starting to bud
Tree starting to bud
Robin on a lawn. (Not our yard!)
Robin on a lawn. (Not our yard!)

This last picture is not particularly a sign of spring, but I’ll include it anyway.

Shadow Dog
Shadow Dog

2 thoughts on “Spring is Coming…”

  1. Sounds like a beautiful stroll and your yard sounds like our yard…the shady side of the street. Ralphie calls the north side of Campbell Hill “Miami” and our side “Montana,” there’s that much difference in snow cover remaining. I did see a robin in ‘Miami’ this morning. That’s promising. XOXOXO

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