Yes, it's snowing today, and astronomical spring began in the Northern Hemisphere, with the vernal equinox on March 20. There was also a total solar eclipse, visible in Iceland and England.
For those of us here, along the City by the Lake, it was a Friday, and it was warm enough for a lighter winter coat or jacket. Not quite the brief fling with the 60's of a few days before, but springlike enough. Buds swelling on the branches, pussy willows opening. Enough the cold and snow--bring on the daffodils!
In the calendar of our dreams, we are so ready for spring. How did you celebrate the first warm days? Did the Flower and Garden show inspire you with colors? Did you do some yard work this weekend?
Now, it's Monday, and it's snowing again, and it's really piling up. There are flight delays. There are traffic problems. Still, there is a certain beauty. Why? Because it won't last.
This is March, remember, the month of changing seasons, and many weathers. Snow today, melting tomorrow....
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