While the rest of the country seemed to be ahead of schedule, we were dragging our feet in breaking free of winter. However, we’ve been continuously above freezing for just over a week now, and it is starting to look like spring has finally arrived.

The cherry trees have barely begun to break bud, and even the forget-me-nots are holding out on me, but my good old faithful daffodils… They know what time of year it is, despite their fellow soil dwellers being a wee bit confused.