It’s spring in Utah - or maybe it’s still win­ter

Serve Daily - - LOCAL - By Joe Capell

It’sspring in Utah! The sun is shin­ing. The tem­per­a­ture is nice. It’s time to put away all your win­ter coats and gloves and boots. No more long sleeves.

Spring is here and it’s beau­ti­ful. The grass is grow­ing. Flow­ers are bloom­ing. lawn. 85 de­grees in April? Wow, that’s Pop­corn is pop­ping on the fruit trees. pretty hot. Why don’t they open the swim­ming (Note: That’s not re­ally pop­corn! Please pools? Can’t they see we need the don’t eat it.) It’s a won­der­ful day! swim­ming pools open? I have to turn on Wait. the air con­di­tioner. Snow? Re­ally? Yes, snow. It’s re­ally Wait. com­ing down. Get out the snow shov­els. Snow? Again? I re­ally shouldn’t have We might get sev­eral inches, es­pe­cially up my sprin­klers go­ing when there is snow in the benches. Hey, aren’t we sup­posed to on the ground, should I? (But those ici­cles have an Easter egg hunt to­mor­row? Who­ever sure are pretty, aren’t they?) Br­rrr, I think heard of hav­ing an Easter egg hunt in I need to turn off the air con­di­tioner and the snow? This is crazy. get the fur­nace fired up again. Wait. Wait. It’s nice again. All eight inches of snow It’s just a lit­tle breeze. Okay, that’s not melted off be­fore noon. Put the snow a breeze, it’s a gust. It just blew over the shov­els away, we won’t be need­ing them swing set. I think the tram­po­line from any­more. It’s about time to get the sprin­klers three doors down just landed in our back­yard. ready. Where are my shorts? My sprin­klers are on, but all the water Wait. is blow­ing onto my neigh­bor’s lawn. It’s just a lit­tle rain storm. We can use Wait. the mois­ture. (Nine days later.) Is it ever It’s a beau­ti­ful day. The sun is shin­ing. go­ing to stop rain­ing? I don’t know if I There’s a light breeze. Gee, those flow­ers re­mem­ber what the sun even looks like. sure look pretty. It’s not too hot. It’s not Ev­ery­thing is so wet. And why are that too cold. Ev­ery­thing is per­fect. Wel­come guy’s sprin­klers on? Nine straight days of to spring in Utah. rain and his lawn needs more water? Wait.... Wait. My, the sun has re­ally dried out the

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