After a mild Winter, the first day of Spring dawned with temperatures just below freezing. By the time the sun set, there was a whirl of snowflakes in the air. A few stayed for this morning, mixing icy snow and early blooms from Old Man tree on the table on the back deck.
In the front yard, the crocus blooms felt the chill.
The tulips and daffodils still on the way also had a taste of the cold. Warmth and sunlight are on the way, of course, but it’s always useful to be reminded who is in charge.