Has spring gone missing?

Article and photos by Rose Collison

Wonder if winter will ever leave? Can’t seem to find Spring? Glimpses of the season of rebirth appear a day here and a day there, then disappear. Robins have returned, as have bluebirds, all looking for nesting spots. But even these musical new residents must be wondering if perhaps they came back to soon.

Spring showed up for a couple days, only to give way this morning to sleet and ice and cold northern winds. Old Father Time is bound to keep her here eventually.

Robin in search of worms, a sure sign of spring.

A bluebird checks out a nesting box. Will this one do?

Tulips  emerge, determined to bloom soon.

Ugh, just when we thought winter was over.

Buds and fall remnants cling to tree limbs.

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