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Spring Story Update

The weather report is this: Sunday morning the snow had melted. It was warmer but the wind was so strong, it blew my beret off my head twice in one day. The nice thing about berets, is that they fit so well and close to the head, that they stay on almost no matter what. Those gusts were rough!!!

Monday at 11am the temperature was just barely above freezing. However, in spite of that, a daffodil which is sheltered next to the house, bloomed. It is on the South side where the sun warms the side of the house if it shines. I’m delighted with my new daffodil, even though it is leaning over almost all the way to the ground.

This morning I was outside and I heard a bird song that I have never heard in Lansing before. It had the voice of a mourning dove, but a different song. It was just beautiful! I hope the bird sticks around so that we can figure out what it is.

A few forsythia bushes in the neighborhood are really close to blooming. The flowers have not popped open yet, but you can already tell they will be yellow. I’ll bet if tomorrow is warm at all, I’ll have photos for you of beautiful yellow flowers.

I’m alone at home all day today (Monday). My first instinct is to put music on the stereo, but I am actively resisting that urge today. I think some silence is good for me after such a busy and public week. I did talk to my friend Altu on the phone, and I had to go to the allergist, but other than that it’s silence for me today until Brian gets home. I think that is the right move.

I hope your weather is beautiful today, that either your spring or fall weather (depending on what side of the globe you are on) is beautiful and refreshing!

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