Most of our ice has melted.
It rained much of the day.
We're awash in mud.
The rhododendrons down the street are in bud.
I know winter is not over and done, and won't be for a long time, but my heart fluttered a bit (just a tiny bit! like a baby bird first trying its wings!) in anticipation of spring.
And I always like to report those first spring stirrings...