Spring and Things

Why do I feel like I’ve used that title before? But anyway, happy first day of spring! It couldn’t have come soon enough. Thankfully it’s been springy for a couple weeks now after a few days of super freezing weather. Spring does that here. It’s not so much a gradual change. It will be in the 20s-30s for a couple of days and then BAM. 70-80 highs and no lows under 50 ever again. I’ll take it. I got some things planted and no pictures. I’ll get on that. We also (finally) cleared all of the leaves out of the yard. Now that they’re done falling and starting to grow back again I suppose it’s time to clear out the yard. We also pressure washed the front porch and steps so no more furry green steps to photograph. Now it’s all just covered with green pine pollen.

Spring is also bringing out all the animals! I finally have birds coming to my feeder after sitting untouched for a couple weeks. Mostly just finches but there have been a couple cardinals and of course the squirrels and chipmunks. The front yard is filled with blue jays and a few blue birds too.

And this little beauty is out and about again! I can’t remember if I shared that here or not but I know if you follow me on Instagram (@girlmeetscamera) you already know this.

I feel like her legs and shell are so much brighter now than they were before she went into hibernation mode. Maybe it’s a spring thing.

Making up for her winter weight loss.

And now for the things: Timmy. Because while Layla’s at school he has to keep busy somehow.

Pokemon cards. Layla had about 10 million so she went through and pulled out a good chunk of them and wrapped them up for Timmy for Christmas since he only had a few. She also gave him her extra container to keep them in. Sometimes I thinks he really loves him.

And this. I heard him talking so I looked in to see what he was doing. Picnic with his animals. This boy…he melts my heart.

Also, Patio is here! That’s T’s mom. She came to visit us in Hawaii a million years ago and it’s nice to have her visit us here too. I haven’t seen her in about 6 years and she had never even met Timmy. The bad part of this visit is that she has me completely hooked on the Trivia Crack game. But maybe that’s not a bad thing. It’s educational, right??

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  • Rob Burkes

    Wonderful photos…thank you for sharing. Are you going to plant any veggies?