Spring, spring, spring.
And the irrefutable signs? Donkeys taking luxurious sun baths, instead of huddling in the barn.
Check out the two in the background
And then there are the sand hill cranes. We have had a resident couple in our rural neighborhood for years. They slowly wander from yard to yard on those long stilt-like legs. So peaceful. Although they have raised the ire of neighbors by meandering through their vegetable garden, grazing at will.
The past few days they've been checking out our pasture, but I just have not been able to catch a good photo. Instead I'll give you a past look at the couple. They just make me smile.
Couple with offspring.
Now I'm assuming the same couple has returned year after year, but perhaps the offspring have taken over residency.