Last Sunday I drove to Aussie's Acers (how you spell "acres" in the country...bear with me while I test out new names for that "acerage" of mine...and Aussie's) and spent the day in the snow with the dogs. This was the snow that was in the process of melting from the blizzard a couple weeks ago.
But then on Thursday, the temperature soared into the 70s. That meant pent up turtles could be released outdoors.
Cathy has been trying to escape from her tank all winter. Was she excited to be outdoors again?
To have a salad picnic outdoors?
Also, hard to tell.
For some reason there was an urgency to get back into the house by trying to climb the steps...
But when he saw me looking at him, he reconsidered and headed off to his remembered favorite spot...
... that prime one square foot area between the fence and the Japanese kerria.
How excited was Violet about this gorgeous day?
I cleared some leaves and saw that some daffodils had poked their little heads above ground. I was excited to see that. But the daffodils? They seemed tentative about this whole spring thing too which is probably why they were still undercover.
Come on spring, get moving! Show me some tracks.