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Mary T

Here in the Midwest things are pretty changeable this time of year also. Lived here most of my life, so I just take it for granted. My darling daffodils, in my backyard, are about five inches tall. No flowers yet, of course. They start popping through the frozen earth in early February, come hell or high water. Bless their hearts - they are my promise of Spring.

Mary Jo Putney

Mary T, I ADORE daffodils! Nothing is brighter and happier and a time when we need color and cheer.

Kareni

This is the time of year where one might start the day with a heavy jacket and scarf, shed layers throughout the day, and bundle up again come late afternoon. Umbrellas and sun hats are often both mandatory. Spring can be quite exciting!

Where I am, the crocuses (croci) have come and gone while the daffodils are in full bloom. Both flowers do indeed provide a lovely splash of color.

Sonya Heaney

March means the end of summer here, but the temperatures haven't dropped yet. Autumn is probably our nicest season (warm, but without the winds you get in spring), so I'm outside on the back deck in the sunshine - I'm happy at the moment. :)

Linda S.

Here in East Tennessee the Bradford Pear trees are creating fluffy white clouds above our heads. Spring is a beautiful season in and near the Smoky Mountains.

Annette N

In Austin we do not generally have the extremes that people up north face. I have seen some iris blooms. Down the street a Bradford Pear is flowering beautifully, the red buds are pretty in pink, and the Live Oak Trees are throwing their old leaves all over the place. Spring is here. And I am so very grateful.

Mary Jo Putney

Yep, Kareni, that's March! It sounds like you're a bit south of Maryland where I live. Flowers sooner are always a good thing. *G*

Mary Jo Putney

Sounds lovely, Sonya! I thought of Australia when I wrote this, but figured March was probably still a changing season even though the weather is going in the other direction.

Mary Jo Putney

Sounds wonderful! I always look forward to the flowering trees. The redbud should be blossoming any minute now.

Mary Jo Putney

Annette, spring is the happiest season, isn't it? More sunshine and one gorgeous new thing blooming every day.

Sue McCormick

I like the changeable weather in general, but here in Missouri March usually is the worst month for pollen allergies, so I don't care much for this particular month.

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