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