Around much of the United States this year spring has come early. What a gift! Sometimes when the warm temperatures come, the plants and the trees wake up too early and sent out tender shoots that get frozen off with the next snap. That didn’t happen this year. So now everything seems to be about a month early.

This wonderful gift of early warmth and bright sunny light has definitely entered my stream of consciousness. This morning’s sketch:

Oh the absolute JOY of Spring 2012!