The first real day of spring

Posted: April 14, 2018 in Six-Word Saturday
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Thursday was the first real day of spring:  temperatures climbing to a bit of 70 F, first day without a coat/jacket needed, sunshine all day…and this little beauty discovered under a bush in our front  yard.  Thankfully, all our daffodils/narcissus seem to have survived the many nights of below-freezing temperatures and are either already blooming or getting ready to do so.  We may have a few more cold days before temperatures settle into the mid-fifties during the day, spring weather and so welcome!

Debbie hosts Six-Word Saturday every week and these six words made me happier to write than perhaps any I’ve used to far.

© janet m. webb

Comments
  1. Great to see some bright colour!!

  2. Dan Antion says:

    Good to see the real signs of spring in the air (and on the ground).

    We might see 70 today. It’s been a while. Ironically, we haven’t seen 70 since February. Winter has been crazy this year.

  3. Beautiful flower and temperatures. We are expecting freezing rain tomorrow.

    • Boo for freezing rain! I woke last night to pouring rain and wind, but at least it’s above (just a bit) freezing this morning and today. Not exciting, though, when it’s 38 now with an expected high of…wait for it…39 and feels like 27 with wind. Sigh.

      janet

  4. restlessjo says:

    It’s a joyful sight, Janet 🙂 🙂

  5. scr4pl80 says:

    Love the purple!

  6. Croucs make it official! Glad you and yours survived the long ongoing winter!

  7. Nice photo, Janet. Have the Freesia and Quince bloomed by now?
    Ω

  8. markd60 says:

    I certainly don’t miss the cold weather, but I do sometimes miss sunny, cool crisp mornings! ! Beautiful photo!

  9. joey says:

    Pretty! That photo is almost identical to one I took about a month ago. I so love the early bulbs. They’re a great welcome, especially when you catch them on your way out on a cold day 🙂

  10. pommepal says:

    What a little beauty

  11. kayrpea61 says:

    Now we can’t help wondering if your summer will be a scorcher too, Janet. And will we see snow in Sydney for the first time ever? We’d be laughing if global warming wasn’t so serious. Cheers, Ken

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