Monday, March 30, 2015

After Winter, Spring Eventually Shows Up... Or Not

Spring still seems elusive in these parts, though supposedly there will be a warm-up sometime this week. This is Central Park in the Glebe neighbourhood. At least around the edges of the park, snow is giving way.


46 comments:

  1. Actually, I think this back and forth as seasons' verge one of the cool things about the temperate zone, my Bro!



    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  2. Your heading is so beautiful. The bridge is wonderful.
    I remember all the lovely tulip photos from last year.
    Yes I hope you have spring soon, we are heading into summer already. It is knocking on our door. Getting the garden ready and the shade cloth up !
    In fact I am turning on the pool heater about the second week in April.

    cheers, parsnip

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  3. You have to give it time we say around here. Everything follows its course but ... give it time!.

    Tomás

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  4. looks like a nice place and I like that shadow :)

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  5. Yes, we are trying to get to Spring.

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  6. looks like not to me. we are having 30's lately. it is nuts. spring is hiding. ( :

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  7. That's a lovely scenery. I do see snow getting thinner. I'm looking forward to your spring pictures :-)

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  8. Never mind the snow..I'm focussed on the header!!
    Jane x

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  9. Wonderful winter scene at the beginning of spring.
    We seem to be back in autumn with stormy winds and a lot of rain.

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  10. It's getting a slow start in your area.

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  11. we were in the 80s F here yesterday. summer came quickly. :)

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  12. That is a beautiful park photo. You can tell the snow is rotting away. :) Your header photo is gorgeous. Have a great week.

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  13. It's been quite a winter for those in the North, for sure. I couldn't believe there was more snow and ice over the weekend.

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  14. @Cloudia: that's true. This morning we had snow again.

    @Parsnip: we shall see if spring shows up later this week.

    @Tomas: time will tell.

    @Peter: I do like this park.

    @Jen: so did I.

    @Luis: it seems very elusive as of yet, but the signs are still there.

    @Marianne: eventually, someday!

    @Beth: old man winter is taking an encore bow.

    @Tamago: I've got something taken this morning that points to spring.

    @Karl: Well, the Canal is starting to look that way.

    @Jane and Chris: and such a nice looking header too.

    @Jan: here it's snow and grey skies today.

    @Sharon: a very slow start.

    @Tex: it'll be awhile before we see those temps.

    @Pamela: thank you!

    @Linda: and more snow today!

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  15. Ontario got their money's worth in winter this year.

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  16. A lovely new header! That will put spring in your mind. I do wish, though, that you'd keep your Canadian cold fronts in Canada. We got another one last night and the temp was 39 F this morning. In Florida! That's illegal and immoral and lots of other things but this is probably a family blog and I'm not allowed to say them! :)

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  17. The snow is melting---YAY!!
    Love the new header and soon the flowers will be bursting out all over.
    MB

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  18. You have a lot of spring in your header!

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  19. It is all gone here except for a few bits of icy snow in deeply shaded areas.

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  20. @Red: we had quite a winter.

    @Lowell: but winter and cold are good things!

    @MB: it'll take some time, but spring will bring flowers!

    @VP: it was about time to get spring in the header!

    @RedPat: it'll probably be a couple of weeks before we're at that stage.

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  21. Great photo! I'm glad spring is finally coming your way.

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  22. I'm sure it won't be long, at least I hope :)

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  23. No snow on the rooftops!!!! That's a sign!!!

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  24. It just got cold here again and they say it might snow tomorrow.

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  25. We got down in the forties night before last. Have I said how ready for spring I am?

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  26. The waiting is always the hardest.

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  27. I think that's a really lovely picture, I'm sure the snow will leave shortly

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  28. you should see a bit of a melt later in the week.

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  29. @Loire: it seems a very slow process this year.

    @Revrunner: that's an apt score.

    @Denise: at this point, who knows?

    @Ciel: that's true.

    @Halcyon: I'm not expecting a real warm up until the middle of April.

    @Cheryl: for your part of the continent, that's cold.

    @Marleen: a lot of gardeners are anxious.

    @Jennifer: I'm thinking not.

    @Geoff: thanks!

    @Gill: we'll see!

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  30. Spring is on its way, but it is taking its time here and there, esp in your area and ours. I really, really like the color in your banner!

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  31. Spring played a trick on you.

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  32. Winter's certainly not going willingly. Those long shadows certainly don't say "spring" to me!

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  33. I'm sure that you don't mind the snow hanging around William :)

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  34. The spring is lazy this year in Ottawa ...

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  35. Still snow? We've been in the 80s. Almost time to go to the beach!:) I've gone to the dark side, William.

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  36. It's Tuesday 31 of March as I write this and it snowed all ding dong day.

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  37. I'll take my desert spring day of 85 degrees anytime over suffering through something like your photograph.

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  38. It was 3°C here today and they are predicting 17°C for Thursday. With lots of rain to take all our snow away. Can't wait!!!

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  39. In Florida, if we're lucky, we'll get about 2 weeks worth of Spring.

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  40. @Kate: it always takes its time.

    @Norma: snow can go into April.

    @Randy: it does often!

    @Kay: the same applies this year.

    @Grace: oh, I love it.

    @Tahiti: it often is!

    @Krisztina: thanks!

    @Whisk: that happens here too.

    @Mari: I love the winter!

    @Jen: it's probably around the freezing mark here today.

    @Shelly: we get a relatively short one.

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