Category Archives: Spring

Spring breezes

What a beautiful couple of days it’s been–I’ve actually had a few windows open here and there to get some fresh air in the house. (Trevor hates it when I do that when it’s below 70 degrees outside.) It’s been … Continue reading

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On the upswing

There are still a few bits of snow or ice left in the yard, here and there, but mostly it’s melted off. It was in the high 50s yesterday, and I wish the yard wasn’t so wet–it would have been … Continue reading

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A touch of spring

I bought these beautiful tulips during one of my trips to the grocery store last week–I just couldn’t resist them. I thought they’d be so pretty on my Easter tablecloth.   I’ve been feeling the spring weather–it was pretty decent … Continue reading

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Two steps forward. . .

And then one giant step back. There was a dusting of snow on the ground when I left the house this morning–it’s below 20 degrees and feeling pretty wintery.  But we know at this point, it can only last so … Continue reading

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Little by little

Spring is here! Theoretically, at least.  Hey, I’m not complaining–when we went from 5 or 10 below to 40 or 50 (above) in the space of a few short days, I’m sure we all felt like, “Finally, winter is over!”  I’m … Continue reading

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A new season

And so the “there’s no way you’re getting to your car without completely ruining your shoes” season officially starts! But I’m really not complaining. Really.  We went from 10 below to 45 above in the space of just a few … Continue reading

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Weather

We did get a nice day or two last week, but it’s been so dreary and rainy the past few weeks!  I shouldn’t complain, I guess, since at least the snow is finally gone. But everything is later than usual–although … Continue reading

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The vegetable report

That sounds really official, doesn’t it?  I hope you didn’t get your hopes up too high. Between the two of us, we managed to get the vegetable garden planted after getting home from the lake early Monday afternoon.  My good-natured, … Continue reading

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A quick note

We had a busy weekend.  We ended up being out of town on Friday for my uncle’s funeral–fairly unexpected and, of course, really sad. Then a few days at the lake with lots of family–always fun and rejuvenating.  On this … Continue reading

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New growth

And the rain continues. . . not that I’m complaining. Everything was so dry–now there is green everywhere.  The leaves are coming out on the bushes and trees and the grass already needs mowing again. I had thoughts of actually … Continue reading

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