Thursday, February 10, 2011

From Winter Brings the Spring Again

  Can you believe I woke up to more snow this morning?!  My kids were hoping for another snow day or at least a 2 hour delay, but classes started right on time!  I appreciate living in a state where I get to experience each season's change, Winter weather just makes me more anxious for Spring. 

I'm looking forward to watching the hummingbirds.
The return of the Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar.
Raindrops and roses.
I love watching the color palette while the sun sets.
The large, showy Hibiscus blooms.
If you spend enough time outdoors, eventually you will come upon a bird's nest.
The welcome signs that Spring will soon arrive...

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  1. Everyone is posting about Spring today:) Sure makes me smile...and I am soooooooo ready for it. Suppose to be in the 60's this weekend WHOO HOO!

  2. Love it!I cant wait till spring and all that happiness it brings with it.

  3. This a great post Brandi, you've gone and made me verklempt LOL. Did you google it? that cracked me up. I learned that word from an old SNL skit.

  4. I LOVE sunsets. So beautiful. See ing a beautiful sunset takes my breath away every time. I never get bored of them.

    Or raindrops and roses. Well, maybe the raindrops but definitely not the roses!!


  5. Great pictures Brandi! I've never seen a Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar before! Very interesting. I can't wait for spring and summer. :)

    Have a great day.

  6. I've been doing some garden dreaming already...despite the 3+ feet of snow in my yard!

  7. Oh and the caterpillar........just brought back kid memories!!!

  8. Brandi,

    Love your photos... especially, the raindrops on roses. The caterpillar is too funny! Gorgeous flowers you have! I'm so ready for spring to sprung! xo, Michelle

  9. Brandi, I love the pics. Can't wait for spring. I'm so tired of the snow...

  10. Beautiful pictures Brandi! I am so excited for Spring, sunsets, raindrops and butterflies all sound so perfect!

  11. Spring is a beautiful time. We don't really have such distinct seasons here in Brisbane. For example definitely no snow in winter, and you can often still wear a tshirt. It must be nice to enjoy the contrasts, and appreciate each season for it's uniqueness.

  12. Winter definitely makes me appreciate spring too! Can't wait!

  13. Brandi~~ Thanks for the sweet comment on my irises!!! I'm with you...I'm always ready for the next season. And I so enjoyed seeing all the photos at the "garden party" :)

  14. Hey Brandi!

    I am all about Spring right now. If we keep looking at photos like that it will be here before we know it! Well, I could have done without that creepy looking caterpillar but the rest were beautiful lol.

  15. We've got spring weather already. I think that all of us here in California are almost feeling guilty about it because the rest of the country has had such a hard winter.
    I've never, ever seen a caterpillar like that before. Your spring views are beautiful!

    I still haven't done my stylish blogger post, but thank you so much for the award. I've been busy with school, and have got to think of 7 things to write :-) Thanks again!

  16. So much winter weather lately! Your photos are so gorgeous! My favorite is the one of the bird's nest. Just lovely. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and commenting. I am your newest follower! :)


  17. I love, love, love your photos! And I'm giving you a blog award!

  18. Great that little caterpillar!!!

  19. Your post really made me want spring. That rose shot is fabulous. Thanks for linking up.

  20. loved going thru ur posts and your wonderful blog!! i too am anature lover and spend hours together watching the misteries of mother nature!following you from now on...have a nice day:)


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