Search for Spring
Spring shows itself slowly here in Northeastern Illinois. The progression is rewarding
for those of us who can wait.
April 9 - Herrick Lake
Boats waiting for customers
Fishing license verification - a sign of Spring
The trees remained leafless
Even the goose was not quite ready for Spring
April 11 - at home, a few days later
Suddenly our Box Elder tree flowered, producing pollen that made my husband sneeze.
(I love these little flowers, but they are difficult to photograph; the slightest
breeze causes them to dance around.)
April 18 - a week later
Generally, the trees still were still leafless, but many trees were in flower. Also
Daffodils were in bloom.