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Old 03-07-2007, 06:50 PM   #1
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Spring!

The frogs are hollerin' in the pond behind us...the crocus and some early daffoldils are in bloom...the bluebirds and robins are back...the trees are budding out...thank heaven, spring is here!
I can't wait to go down to Sugar Creek and see if the bluebells are up yet.

Of course, all this doesn't mean we couldn't get 10 inches of snow next week. It has happened before. They say if you don't like the weather here, wait a few hours, and it will change.

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Old 03-07-2007, 06:57 PM   #2
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It certainly is a sign that things are changing!!!!! It was almost 70 today!
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Old 03-07-2007, 06:59 PM   #3
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Our tulip tree is blossoming, with no leaves, the cardinals are staking out territory, I have 6 little bitty rows in my garden planted and the dogs have been sunning themselves all day on the deck.
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:08 PM   #4
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It was 70 here today, right now it's 68. Absolutly wonderful!!!! I love the feel of the warm air & cool breeze, hate the allergies that are starting though.
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:09 PM   #5
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Ok, technically spring doesnt arrive until March 21, but we'll never see spring here until late April or early May. Happy spring to those of you that get it so early!
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:32 PM   #6
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Beeeee-uuuuuu-tea-ful day here today! Would you believe I cut part of our very large yard...(thats lawn to some of y'all) this afternoon! I welcome the change...but I think "Old Man Winter" is not quite done just yet
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:38 PM   #7
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Oh, Connie, I know what you mean. In our area there are sun-warmed hillsides blanketed in daffodils. I've noticed the birds are coming back and the yards and fields are showing "new" green. Our naked ladies are showing themselves in our back yard, too.

Another sure sign that it's spring, or nearly so, is our outside kitties can be found sunning themselves in the sunny parts of the yard or on the driveway.

Pretty soon we'll be able to open some of the doors and windows in the house. Whoopee!!!
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:48 PM   #8
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Will not be the curmudgeon here, but I feel like it.

Just finished shovelling the ice (supposedly snow) off of our 260 foot driveway, and my back is sore.

Has been a moderately tough winter, and am waiting for the buds on the trees and the birds to be back.

Glad to here you folks are having an early spring.

God bless.
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:11 PM   #9
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I saw a robin red breast on Saturday! That sighting makes it official for me!!
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:42 PM   #10
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Oh Vera, when I see the robin, thats a sure sign of spring for me too. Maybe around April I will finally see one. Those song birds in the spring are great. I love the cardinals, and chickadees. Bluejays are nice, but they are loud in the morning
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