Posts Tagged ‘Spring’

May 2017: Lilacs Have Special Meaning

  My son Jake’s Mother’s Day card this year began with the statement; “Every time I see a lilac bush I am reminded of you and Grandmother.” Several days after my mother’s death, I wrote a poem for her memorial services that also began with a reference to lilacs: Goodbye, Dear Mother To Phyllis from…

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April 2017: Springtime in the Rockies

  Montana holds a number of very interesting weather-related records. This screen photo of the MontanaKids.com website gives some of the details. While Montana is well known for holding the lowest recorded temperature in the contiguous 28 states of the US, it is less well known for the records it holds for temperature changes. As…

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March 2017: Celebrating Spring with Hobie

Celebrating Spring by Hobie Hare Sure Signs of Spring Winter has been more intense, unpredictable and longer this year in Montana, even at lower elevations. We’ve had snow on the ground in the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys since early December, and there are few signs that things are letting up just yet. My other half,…

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March 2017: At Long Last by Kelli

At Long Last by Kelli Kozak “If you come at four in the afternoon, I’ll begin to be happy by three.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince   Dunrovin is beginning to rouse. I see the grounds sheared of snow. I see equines spurred into play by the sun. I see pairs of birds…

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Light on an April Morn.

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