It has been an unbelievably rough winter for most of the US. Although it has been cold here, we are fortunate not to have all the snow and rain that is piling up in the northern states.
Spring has finally sprung here in the Southereastern United States. My dogwoods are about to peak into glorious blooms. I’ve had my share of territorial birds attacking their reflections in my windows. Today we opened all the windows full sash. Fresh Air!
The crazy thing is rather than spring weather, we are immediately dropped into summer high 80 degree temps. Thank goodness the humidity is low, it doesn’t feel oppressive…yet.
So, I’m enjoying this spring break in weather knowing full well in a week or so the pine pollen will be hurling through the air. If you don’t live in the south, you can’t really appreciate this event. Yearly a cloud of yellow smog descends on use, covering everything in site. All too soon, we’ll have to shut the windows to keep the gritty pollen out of the house. Red cars turn orange, my black dogs turns yellow, and gritty pollen dust coats all flat surfaces in the house.
So I am enjoying my windows being open this weekend, because I know soon they’ll have to be shut to keep the pollen out. Breathe!
I know I’ve promised you a full shot of my challenge piece from last week. Well, I’ve decided to keep it under wraps for a little longer. You’ll see why. Until then, I’ll leave you with another peak and hope you can open up your windows to get some air into your room. Ah…Spring!