Elizabeth Melton Parsons


Winter Weather Bluebirds and Spring

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Some time ago I wrote a post on how Robins and bluebirds always herald the arrival of spring in our area of the country. ( https://elizabethmeltonparsons.wordpress.com/2008/03/07/robins-in-the-snow/ )

This winter has been a little harsher than most. We’ve had snow on the ground since before Thanksgiving and temps below zero. I think everyone is anxiously looking forward to those warm spring days. This year I won’t have the Robins and bluebirds as an indicator of just how close spring is. They didn’t leave. All winter I have seen my yard full of Robins and bluebirds. This is the only winter I can ever remember seeing bluebirds in the winter. I have seen the occasional Robin, but never seen so many of them all winter long. I have no idea why these little guys stuck around this winter, but I bet they’re looking forward to spring even more than we are.


Author: Elizabeth Melton Parsons

I'm a novelist, poet, and artist. I love books, nature, art, and gardening. I'm a rock hound and there's a photo of me with a cool fossil rock on my about page, I take a lot of nature pictures. The background here is one of mine. Unfortunately I recently lost my wonderful husband, but I'm grateful to have the blessing of two beautiful sons. elizabethmeltonparsons.wordpress.com is © Elizabeth Melton Parsons 2007-2018. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Elizabeth Melton Parsons with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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