April Snowstorms?!

Oh Wisconsin I love your variability when it comes to weather.  It's April and we are supposed to be having April showers so we can have May flowers.  Instead we are having April snow and who knows what May will bring.In the last week, there are places in Wisconsin that got over 3' of snow … Continue reading April Snowstorms?!

Welcome Spring!!

Spring has sprung and look we're covered in snow again.  I'm laughing because this is Wisconsin and I know there are people who are cursing the weather today.  I say - it's March and it's Wisconsin, what do you expect.  It seems ironic that the spring equinox was last week and now we have about … Continue reading Welcome Spring!!

Lilacs

On one of the more warm days, I drove down Alicia’s road and smelled the ultimate in indicators for spring – Lilacs.  I don’t know what it is but until I get a whiff of the spring air heavily laden with lilacs I don’t feel like it is spring.  I love this flower and plant.  … Continue reading Lilacs

Rhododendrons

Every spring our front garden slowly starts to blossom.  I’ve had white daffodils blooming for the last two or three weeks.  This morning I was a bit grumpy because I was up early and had to go back to work.  It isn’t the work – it is the up early part.  I stepped out of … Continue reading Rhododendrons

Early Case of Spring Fever

The snow has piled up.  The drift between my house and the neighbors to the north is at least 4 – 5 feet tall.  I’m not talking about a drift plowed there by the snow plows.  No I’m talking about snow that was either fallen or blown there (by wind or snow blowers).  That is … Continue reading Early Case of Spring Fever