I had to work late, so I didn’t get to post until the calendar had already turned over to Friday, but I wanted to share this picture of the forced hyacinth bulb and vase that Bill and Kathey Sivadon gave me. Isn’t that blossom gorgeous?

I saw two other signs of spring Thursday: A robin was hopping through a yard down the street from my house, and one of my neighbors had some daffodils coming up.

The weather was fabulous — warm and sunny and too nice for sitting around inside for 12 hours, which of course is exactly what I wound up doing. I wanted to get a head start on laying out my section so I could leave a little early on Friday, as I am going out of town this weekend. I may not have a chance to post this weekend, but I’ll try to bring back some good pictures and stories.