Signs of Spring

We had a wonderful warm spell last weekend which pushed spring a little further along. So despite the frigid temperatures today, we can take heart. The forsythia’s are blooming, and the magnoias are spreading their perfume.

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It’s been great getting outside and cleaning up the yard, pruning bushes and planning for the season ahead of us. It looks like my little vegetable patch (which we plan to expand this year) has been taken over by an interested ten year old. Hurray! That is just fine with me. After he added the finished compost and tilled the soil, he planted lettuce seeds. Spring must be around the corner!

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Eating outside for the first time this year is the ultimate sign spring is coming.  It may be a couple weeks before we can enjoy a meal on our porch again, but at least now we remember that simple pleasure.

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How is Spring showing her face in your parts?

~ Lora

 

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About Lora

I am a 40 something wife to my patient and talented husband Scott, Mom to my five children (from toddler to teen) and oldest sister to eight siblings. I am interested in too many things, love to read everything around me, and have developed a strong interest in design and renovation along with my husband. I am conservative, Christian, and by the grace of God, trying to find His way through the ups and downs of my life.
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4 Responses to Signs of Spring

  1. Our lilacs are working their way open here in Oregon!

  2. Marcia says:

    It’s not, but we hope to be in your neck of the woods this weekend to see something other than SNOW.

  3. nancynurse86 says:

    I can’t wait for spring to get a move on over here! 🙂 We have stuff coming up in the garden but no blooms yet.

  4. Heidi says:

    We have daffodil leaves that are 6 inches tall; through the snow! The robins are here and the grass is just starting to grow, on the bare patches.

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