Spring Visitor

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I didn’t think spring would arrive this year. Just a week ago, we listened to the ping of freezing rain hit the windows and then leave a gift from Mother Nature of snow and ice behind. Although we still have some snow in the woods where the sun can’t break through, there has been a shift from white to green.

The birds are singing in harmony again. There are no brisk winds and the air has warmth to it – refreshing. The days are longer, the earth is unfreezing allowing green shoots to poke through like a promise of good things to come. For me, it was a happy day, we had a spring visitor. He is one we look forward to seeing after a long winter.

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Out the front door, we had another visitor. One lone turkey scratching away.

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I love to see the green emerge from a long winters nap.

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Happy spring! Enjoy the sun πŸ™‚

Much love,

Lisa

 

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52 thoughts on “Spring Visitor

  1. Hi Sister!

    I didn’t think Spring would come either. Glad it’s finally here.

    This was nice to read. I enjoyed it and shared with Pat. She liked it, too, seeing your visitors. Haha!

    Luv u,

    Jean

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  2. Beautiful Lisa, I just love blue herons also, and funny, we had a wild turkey in our neighborhood this week as well, I never thought of them as a sign of spring, but now I will πŸ™‚ Enjoy your warmer weather and creatures!

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  3. So happy for you Lisa. We also had a beautiful and sunny weekend. Hopefully I will soon see some signs of Spring too. Your pics are gorgeous and what a lovely view you have. Wow! Much love to you my friend. xoxo

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  4. Is that first bird a blue heron? It is beautiful! And I’m so glad Spring has finally arrived in your area. It has arrived here as well, although the temps are still at least 10 degrees cooler than usual. Still, it’s not winter, and I’ll take it!

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    1. Thank you! I’m so happy spring finally found its way to you. Last week was definitely a blow from Mother Nature. 60’s feels amazing after the long winter. I bet your girls are so happy to see the grass again 🌞🌻

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  5. Hi, I am glad spring has finally sprung. What an excellent picture of the blue heron. We had a sudden hail storm on Wednesday, left the garden covered as if it has snowed again – hopefully the warm weather will return soon.

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    1. Hello! Thank you, I’m so happy it is spring like again. Those pop up wintery storms are horrible especially when they cover our gardens. I hope it warms up again soon and all the plants come to life again. 🌞🌻

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  6. Why has it taken me so long to get here! I adore nature! I adore this post! These pictures are divine!

    I recently have taken up bird watching and find it very comforting. Just love it!

    Thank you for this share. I look forward to reading more. 😘

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  7. What a happy hopeful post Lisa!! So cool to have the heron and turkey arrive– you live in such an amazing place. Happy spring!! We’re loving it too. Have the back door swung open this afternoon and sunshine and breeze is coming in. taek care friend. xox

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