Friday, March 20, 2015

First Day of Spring

Hello Friends.

I don't know about the rest of you, butt my first day of Spring was just about perfect.

 My MOM had to mow the yard, HAD to!!  We have had an extremely mild winter, especially for an area that is known to have "The Greatest Snow on Earth". 
Of course this make MOM and me a little worried about the water situation this summer, butt for now I am really enjoying the blue sky's, warm sun, and the smell of fresh cut grass.

"Smell that Billy, that's the smell of Spring."

Another amazing thing about Spring around my home is this.  This is an old tree stump in my yard.  MOM was going to remove it a few years ago until we discovered the birds use it to crack open nuts.

I tell you what, those birdies sure are smart.  Crazy thing is we do not have a nut tree in my yard.  I don't know where the birds get these nuts butt this is the place they choose to dine, on my old tree stump.

Here is another sure fire was to tell that Spring is here.  No it's not the freshly cut grass behind me.

It's this chair.  When MOM pulls this out I know that the days are growing longer, the sun shines more, and the birds are singing in the tree.

My MOM has had this chair since she was in her early 20's!  It's old, falling apart, and every year MOM "fixes" it by taking off the old brittle duct tape from the previous year and puts on new and more duct tape.  I mean seriously look at it, I can stick my head through it no problem.  Butt she loves this chair.  Oh sure we have a small patio table and chairs.  Butt it's this chair that MOM will choose every time to sit in and watch the world go by.  It's little things like that that makes me love her so.  Just because it's old and needs some help in keeping it together she still keeps it and loves it all the more.

Yep Spring is here and I thank the Lord above for the beginning of a new season.


  1. Beautiful pics! Happy Spring!

    It's so crazy that there in Utah you have greener grass than here in Oklahoma. Weird weather!

  2. Happy Spring!

    We need to mow our yard, but it won't stop rainin.

  3. We're very glad to see that spring is upon you and you are enjoying it, Goose!


  4. Happy Spring, Goose!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  5. Happy first day of Spring to you Goose and we too are loving the weather and the longer days. Have a super Saturday.
    Best wishes Molly.

  6. Hari OM
    Guess what, guess what, guess what????? (OKay I'sa bit excited...) butt it is looking like that here in Dunoon this very morning too!!! That is rare even in summer round here... Your stump of nutshells is becoming a work of art Goose! That is an amazing thing to have in your garden and perhaps that too deserves to go up on 'your' wall... Blessings, hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  7. i love the old chair story Goose, and you look fantastic with your head in the chair... happy spring..

  8. Oh you're right, that birds are smart... probably weimaraner-birds, huh? I love that your mom still has that chair... bet it is full of memories and always when she sits there she can tell you some stories she remembers while sitting in her chair :o) have a great spring saturday bro!
    easy rider

  9. We loved seeing you outside enjoying Spring! It looked like the pawfect day to lounge in the yard and smell the grass. Your Mom is amazing Goose. We love the fact that she still has her favorite chair.

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  10. Happy Spring Goose :) We love the smell of fresh cut grass as well :) Milo & Jet

  11. Hi Y'all!

    Yep, I agree. There is nothing better than the smell of freshly mowed grass!

    Y'all come on by,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  12. Our yard is still covered in snow. Our mom won't have to mow the lawn for at least a month or more!

  13. Oh Goose! You enjoy every minute!!

    Ruby and Otto

  14. Yes, and a beautiful spring it is!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  15. Howdy Goose. So glad you are enjoying your first Spring day. We love your mum's chair. Things like that have many wonderful memories. We remember you telling us how many lawn mowers your mum has been through too hehe. Take care darling mate. No worries and love Stella and Rory

  16. Happy Spring Goose. Enjoy being outside!!

  17. Happy Spring Goose.
    gee...our grass is still brown and our snow just went away!!


  18. Crikey Goose ...... what sort of birds can crack THOSE nuts?? They must have a heck of a beak, aye?? Those nuts are hard. I couldn't crack 'em even with my sharp teeth. My Mum won one of those chairs in a raffle when she was 14. It was the only time she's EVER won a raffle. The chairs long since dead but Mum's still going strong and she's ancient now. Sure hope you Mom doesn't fall to the ground when she sits down. Keep the flashy beast handy!!

  19. Yesterday we got to a high of 6 C, but today the first full day we got snow and -15C. We are ready for warmer weather!

  20. This is a beautiful lesson, Goose! Just beautiful!