Spring is in the Air

Less than a week after being hit by the blizzard that went on to pummel the East Coast, we are experiencing a bit of a spring thaw here in the Midwest. Highs are expected to be in the 50s by the end of the week. Practically bathing suit weather, joked my neighbor. She’s only half kidding.

The weather roller coaster got me thinking about creating an early spring scrapbook layout. It would be a good way to use the photos I snapped of the record snowfall. I could then juxtapose those with snapshots I take later this week of the massive thaw. To further embellish the page I could use one of the following spring-themed quotes. You could also use these famous sayings as ways to spice up a traditional spring-themed layout:

“Only with winter-patience can we bring the deep-desired, long-awaited Spring.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.” – Zen saying

“On the landscape of Spring, there is neither better nor worse. The flowering branches grow naturally, some long, some short.” – Alan Watts

“Spring is a heart full of hope and a shoe full of rain.” – Unknown

“Spring is full of sweet days and roses.” – George Herbert

“Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.” – Chinese Proverb

“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.” – Doug Larson

“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.” – Virgil A. Kraft

“Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” – Reginald Heber

“Spring would not be spring without bird songs.” – Francis M. Chapman

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” – E.E. Cummings

“This outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden.” – Rumi

“When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in the early spring.” – Farkas Bolyai

“Winter’s done and April’s in the skies, Earth, look up with laughter in your eyes!” – Charles G.D. Roberts

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About Michele Cheplic

Michele Cheplic was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, but now lives in Wisconsin. Michele graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Journalism. She spent the next ten years as a television anchor and reporter at various stations throughout the country (from the CBS affiliate in Honolulu to the NBC affiliate in Green Bay). She has won numerous honors including an Emmy Award and multiple Edward R. Murrow awards honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast journalism. In addition, she has received awards from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for her reports on air travel and the Wisconsin Education Association Council for her stories on education. Michele has since left television to concentrate on being a mom and freelance writer.

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