Spring is my absolute favorite season. Everything springs to life after a cold and often cruel winter. The menagerie of flowers that quickly come and go is sometimes breathtaking.
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About the only wall signs you find anymore are those that have been uncovered with a building restoration. The creativity of those signs seem to have been lost now. This sign was found in the Galena business district a few years ago. We have been there several times now and never tire of visiting again.
In my Aspie mind, one of the most beautiful things in nature are crystals. The one I am showing you today is from the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. They have literally hundreds there and I think I took pictures of most of them. This photo is in a larger format than I usually do on my posts, so if you want to see it better click on the image.
This picture is not a terribly unusual site here at the homestead. We often see young deer come out of the woods behind our house to munch on the front yard. But what was unusual was the very warm February we had when the picture was taken. Now with the Ides of March just past we seem to be returning to something more normal. Didn’t have to use the lawn tractor snow plow at all this year.