Day 98 Mulch Day

Today was just about the best day you could ask for, as far as spring days go. The weather was terrific, high 60s and sunny. It was warm enough to work in shirt sleeves, yet not so warm to tire you out. Vicki convinced me it was a good day to spread mulch. I drove my F150 to the green house and filled it up with 2 yards of mulch. That was the easy part; the hard part was spreading the mulch, and I did work up a sweat doing that. I did take frequent breaks to watch the Tigers on tv, as they took on the Boston Red Sox. The Tigers won and it wasn’t even close, with Tiger players hitting 5 home runs. We can use a few more days like this one.

Tomorrow we celebrate Easter. Enjoy your Easter Sunday, God’s blessings to all.

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Day 56 Cass River – Frankenmuth, MI

Today was another beautiful day.  I just love it when the sun shines on the freshly fallen snow.  Because of the snowstorm yesterday, the schools were all closed.  It came down very quickly during the early morning, but when it was all said and done, we only had about 4 inches here in Frankenmuth.  The weatherman on the news said it was only 2 inches, but I measured in my yard, and it was 4 inches.  Today, the sun was shining and the sky was a beautiful blue with white puffy clouds.  I spent the morning cleaning off the driveway and used the snow blower for the first time this year.  Afterwards, I journeyed down to the Gugel Bridge, yes the same bridge from Day 14.  This time I focused on the Cass River, as it shimmered in the sun.  This is another HDR photo, I set my camera for 7 shots, you can tell by looking at the clouds, they are a little fuzzy, due to the wind.  There aren’t too many days of winter, but in Michigan, we usually will have one or two big snows in March.  It has been a mild winter with less than average snow fall.  I don’t really mind this year, our heating bills have been a lot lower.  Now I’m ready for spring, the Tigers players reported for Spring Training this week, so we know Spring is on the way.  I also saw a Robin yesterday; another sign that Spring is near.  I’m ready!

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