Wednesday, March 21, 2007


Yesterday was the first day of spring. I enjoy all the seasons, but here are some things I particularly like about spring:

1) The days get longer! More sunlight and more time outdoors!

2) Picnics at the park.

3) Trees in blossom.

4) The fresh smell in the air.

5) Cheaper prices and more variety in the produce section of the grocery store, which mean more salads and sandwiches for dinner.

6) Even better--buying fresh produce from stands on the side of a country road! We can polish off a whole flat of strawberries with no problem. Yummm

7) Good weather to spend a day at the beach.

8) Newness of life. This year I think we will have a special treat--there is a pair of love birds on our patio. We haven't found their nest yet, but it has to be close by, because they always keep a close eye on us when we pass. Hopefully we'll get to see some Little Chicks at some point this season.

9) Scheming about summer plans. We usually enjoy a few camping trips or road trips during the course of the summer, and the planning usually starts right about this time of year. Not sure what this summer will hold in terms of family trips, but they will probably be day trips to accomodate a toddler and a newborn.
In honor of spring, please enjoy these pictures taken of our recent picnic in the park. We went to Balboa Park to see the cherry trees in bloom. We enjoyed a wonderful chopped steak salad (with lots of fresh produce) and we stayed later than usual because the day was longer.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a cute little smiley guy!! :) love you! Grandma