This weekend, we had temperatures in the high 60's and 70's. For the first time this spring, my tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils finally managed to push their way through the rock hard ground and show their colorful pedals. On Sunday, we decided to go hiking at an environmental conservation area called White Memorial Campground, and there, the forest seemed to be awakened too. Squirrels were playfully running up and down trees, birds were diving over our heads, peepers were calling for mates, oh, and bullfrogs were grunting too. I must admit that I never heard bullfrogs before during mating season, but my oh my,...if you're curious, this is what they sound like:
It was a fun weekend, but now we're back to the cold. Our winter coats and hats had to come out once again. (Have I mentioned that this unpredictable weather has been making everyone sick in our house too?) Since the weather has mostly been cold, I scheduled our annual Easter Egg Hunt with friends at my house for the first week of May... Boy, I'm sure glad I did!
|On the way to school, April 16,2014|
|A fake smile from my five year old that's not too happy about our ice storm.|