Friday, April 1, 2011

Could it Be?

Could it be...

that spring is finally making her appearance?

The last vestiges of snow are clinging to the ground on the north side of the trees and buildings, but elsewhere,


the flowers are tentatively making their appearance. Can you believe that colour!?

And one mustn't forget the rhubarb!

In another five or six weeks give or take a week or two, I will be wondering what to do with it all, but at the same time I'm greatly anticipating making the first rhubarb pie of the season!

Today I did some raking in the yard in the hope that the grass will green up and grow quickly. It was mild enough to work in a sweater, hair undone and make up free. A frightening sight to behold ;o).

My only question now is...

Whatever will we do with this mess!?

Wishing you busy days and lots of sunshine!


  1. Yea for Spring and melting snow!! And I had no idea rutabaga grew like that!

  2. Mess? What mess? I see sunshine and very little snow, and FLOWERS!!! And that's all that really matters - that really is true happiness and blessings - and just - WONDERFUL! :)

  3. I love your photos! And a great BIG yes to melting snow!!! It is 37 degrees here today in TN and supposed to 80 on Monday....No kidding...crazy Appalachian mountain weather!! If you don't like weather one, just hang around it will be completely different the next!! I so enjoy your beautiful pics! Thank you for sharing :)

  4. You're so cute, Deborah! Hooray for springlike weather. Bill turned the sprinklers on today and Birdie went for a bike ride. It's baseball's opening day and Kelli and Bryan are downtown enjoying the game. Yes, spring is coming.

  5. Spring, glorious spring!!!

  6. That photo of the blue iris is GLORIOUS!!!

    Yay, Spring!


  7. Hip Hip Horray for spring!! wonderful pictures thanks for sharing ~Love Heather

  8. Yay! So glad you are finally getting some signs of spring. Enduring all the snow you have deserves some serious spring! Love the self portrait, too. You are beautiful! Blessings!

  9. Can you please send some spring our way. It is still snowing EVERYDAY here. Yuck!!!!! As usual, I love your photos!!

  10. Hi, I began reading your blog because you said that you are adopting three girls in the Philippines. First of all, I would like to say thank you for adopting them from our country. Those girls are truly blessed for they will have a nice family to care for them :)

  11. Yes...spring is coming! And yes, spring cleaning but I choose to focus on the beautiful flowers and sunshine in your pictures, too!


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