Most Vermonters are celebrating spring, otherwise known as mud season. People are happy to see the slush and mud because it means the temperatures have finally gotten above the freezing mark. Tiny shoots promising crocus blooms and even day lilies can be seen huddled along sunny walls. The ducks and geese up the road are happily splashing in the melting skating rinks that have covered so many lawns. Robins are hopping around, poking through the mole hills and mouse trails that have wrecked those lawns not covered in water.
Personally, I have not been able to get warm since last Wednesday morning. Here I am, ready to go out for my exercise walk: