Tag Archives: promise of spring

The Hummingbird’s Gifts

What the hummingbird brings: Delight when you first appear in late April.  You bring the promise of spring and lively movement and sounds on my porch. Oh, the sounds: chattering and chittering, when you announce your presence; hissing, whistling and … Continue reading

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A Spring Promise

I couldn’t believe my eyes today when I saw a carpet of yellow in the underbrush, in the back of a parking lot. These are the very first flowers I have seen in our area this year. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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