a good lengthy spell of rain, a bit chilly, but just what was ordered for the plants around here, especially all those spring bulbs and other spring bloomers. This is the only time they have to prepare for next year.

It must be May too……the early bulb catalogue email alerts have popped up in my inbox!

Otherwise, not too much, we have a new (actually replica) lawn chair in a distinct variant on the Adirondack style all ready to go thanks to Dad’s carpentry this winter.  Now, will any of us have the time to sit in it?

The spring peepers are at it again, the rain having assured them that their pond won’t be drying out. These later guys aren’t quite as shy or as frantic as that first deafening March chorus, more contemplative and centered.  If a mating frog could be either of those things….