The outdoor temperatures went from damned chilly to the 80's overnight three days ago. The advance of warm air was announced with early morning thunder. Immediately, the green began to spring out, and a few flowers have even budded and bloomed. On Friday, the Buddha under the rhododendron was still a spare island of verdant in the whole yard.
The guys-got-in finished the floor tiling in the kitchen and foyer yesterday. We no longer have the handy reach-in convenience of the fridge and cabinets in the living room.