The promise of spring

The promise of spring brought robins, but they are skating on ice.

Lucky to find a patch of open ground where the worms are warm enough to move.

The promise of spring brought cranes, they are walking through snow.

Chuckling with their spring calls, wishing for family starting weather.

The promise of spring brought juncos, snowbirds, oh well, they know what they are doing.

They get to the feeder and join the rest of the over-wintering gang.

I stagger through the icy, crusty, wet mud dirty old snow with new snow on top, soaking my feet with errant steps.

More and more snow is coming tonight, tomorrow freezing.

Is this really April?

The promise of spring.

Reflection of snow bank in the mud puddle. It will freeze tonight.

Reflection of snow bank in one of many mud puddles. It will freeze tonight.



About jeaninerenzoni

Camera toting, dog trainer, cat trainer, horse trainer, flower gardener, book reader, always finding something new to be interested in and research. My newest undertaking is my new pup and all the training that goes with raising him. I must get back to painting watercolors in my art room. Finished and looking for new ones in the library's DVD collection. About me ... Dog trainer for over 40 years, multiple obedience titles on many dogs, showed in conformation, ran a grooming shop, trained lots of people and dogs. Also have a BS Nutrition, CRD, CTM, AKC CGC evaluator, was NAHQ, was licensed in life/health insurance, long-term care consultant for 25+ years, Covey facilitator, team trainer, project manager, R+ trainer for people, etc ... you could say I believe in qualifications variety.
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