Before, I'd look for the daffodils about now and sometimes they'd be up and other times, it was just too soon.
Before, I would have made more than a few trip North to Mt Vernon by now...to see if the tulips are up yet:
And along the way, I would have checked my favorite spots to see if the eagles were around. This is my favorite nesting pair:
Before, I'd be in the park, taking photos of the ferns as they start to unfurl:
Before, if the time was right, I'd get a treat like this:
Before, I would be wondering when I was ever going to move East. Back to Idaho.
I'm back in Idaho now. I'm pretty sure Spring will be coming soon. I just need to be patient.
As I was uploading this last photo, I noticed I took it a year ago - IN APRIL! I am jumping the gun just a little, I guess.
I'm still exploring and I'm so happy I'm here. The flowers will come. I'll find the eagles. and maybe, just maybe, I'll find new things I want to photograph.
Before, I wanted to be here. Now, I'm just happy I am.