Joy Joy Happy Happy

Finally, finally, spring seems to be coming to Maine. Yesterday, when the dog and I went for a walk, I needed neither hat nor gloves. The sun was warm upon my face, and I know it was probably just my imagination, but it seemed as though I could feel my body absorbing vitamin D.

As we went up the Narrows Pond Road, I saw a sight that few would consider beautiful but was oh so heartening to me—water running in the ditch.

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When I looked down the road, I could see how much the snow has melted and pulled back.

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A little while later, we met Megan the dog and her person, both back from winter in a warmer place.  Liam has known Megan since he was a puppy, and I remember how she used to nuzzle his little back.

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We continued on our walk, and on the way home, I saw budding trees against a deep blue sky.

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More running water where the stream has finally broken through the snow.

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And back to our very own little house in the big woods where we can actually see bare driveway.

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Yes, there is still a lot of snow in our yard, but joy joy happy happy. Spring is coming!

 

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