Tag Archives: Spring


May Flowers

Well, we’ve had our April showers, even into May, so it’s time for May flowers.  Here’s a few examples from near where I live. Our crab apple trees never fail to amaze with their blossoms.  However, this year, there are just as many blossoms, but the the leaves came out early and have hidden some of the blossoms.  Not to worry, there will be plenty sling […]

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Signs of Spring

I’m a bit behind with my posts, but I wanted to share these signs of spring from a couple weeks ago.                 I hope you are enjoying spring where you live. Mark

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Barb’s Garden

OK, it could be Ollie’s garden, but I really think it’s Barb’s garden. Barb – You planted such a nice garden and all your plants look great.  As I was walking around the colony, I saw how nice everything looked and thought it a shame that you don’t get to see your lovely garden in the spring of the year.  So, here are the highlights. […]

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Trilliums and Other Signs of Springs

  Although these photos are almost two weeks old, I hope you enjoy the signs of spring. The crab apple tree was brilliant again this year.  This tree never fails to impress.  There will certainly be a bumper crop of crab apples this year, lots of sling shot ammo. This barn door with the vines caught my eye as I was headed to a nearby […]

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The Sights and Sounds of Spring

Spring is full of great sights and sounds.  The song birds are singing their hearts out for us to enjoy.  The loons are calling.  the woodpeckers are pecking.  The frogs are so loud they sound like birds chirping.  And there was the sound of a lonely bagpipe in the woods.  But, since I can’t share all these sounds with you here, I’ll stick with the sights […]

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More Signs of Spring

We continue to have warmer then usual temperatures here in southwestern Michigan.  The normal high is in the mid-40s, but today it will be in the lower 60s.  All the snow is gone at my house, even where it was piled nearly 5 feet high along the driveway.  The only snow in the area is where it is piled high in the store parking lots, […]

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Crocuses in Bloom

Today the temperature hit 70 degrees!  It’s only the 8th of March!  I’m loving it. I went for a jog this afternoon and saw the first crocuses of the year.  There is a spot that they always bloom, sometimes pushing up through some remnants of the snow.  However, the warm weather has really knocked the snow down quickly.  I went cross country skiing on Saturday, […]

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