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Tuesday’s Treasures...Is There a SPRING in Your Step?

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Tuesday’s Treasures...Is There a SPRING in Your Step?


Sigh….it’s finally here!!!! Spring begins tonight at 11:06 pm (EDT)  Depending upon where you live, you may be asking yourself if the Almanac or Mom Nature made a mistake. 


Houston should have temps in the in the high 60s or low 70s. My former home, Delray Beach will be in the low 80s and my friend  Hannah Williams  will have temperatures in the low 50s.


Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.

Luther Burbank



Did you know…

The vernal equinoxoccurs when the Sun crosses the celestial equator going south to north. The celestial equator is an imaginary line in the sky above the equator.” 


That equinoxes are the only two times in the year when the sun rises DIRECTLY in the East and sets DIRECTLY in the West??


Spring shows what God can do with
a drab and dirty world.

Virgil A. Kraft



Breathe the Fresh Air and Dance in the
Spring Days to Come!

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June Piper-Brandon
Coldwell Banker Realty - Columbia, MD
Creating Generational Wealth Through Homeownership

Spring is indeed in the air, crocuses, daffodils and my forsythia is in full bloom, I can't wait for the lilacs to start.

Mar 19, 2024 05:02 AM
Kathy Streib

June Piper-Brandon I love seeing the flowers peeking out!!!  I remember growing the flowers you listed when we lived in Northern VA. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:24 PM
Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

I love Spring for sooo many reasons.   Thursday night, it will be 26 here in South Jersey.

Mar 19, 2024 05:06 AM
Kathy Streib

Yikes Michael Elliott that is too cold for me. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:24 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Kathy... maybe there's a spring in my step in my head... physically not so much till I get that darn right hip replaced! :)

Mar 19, 2024 05:16 AM
Kathy Streib

Nina Hollander, Broker do you have surgery scheduled????  My good friend had her surgery a little over a month ago and she's doing great. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:26 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Kathy Streib oh gosh, no, Kathy. I've needed a hip replacement for 3+ years. Very hard for me to schedule as I can't drive for two weeks. Past three years, I've had to deal with multiple surgeries for my husband. He's due for a corneal transplant next month and no clue if he loses sight in his right eye after the transplant if he will be allowed to drive. My "ride" was supposed to be our older daughter who suffered a stroke in February... so she's out as an option for a long time. It will be a while before I can think about my hip.

Mar 19, 2024 01:30 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

We have had temperatures in the 60ºs for the last few days, and it will continue today - tomorrow is the 50ºs and then it gets a bit cooler. The birds are singing, turkeys are making all sorts of noise. I love it!!!

Mar 19, 2024 05:32 AM
Kathy Streib

Kat Palmiotti I'll bet you have a symphony of sounds when you wake up!!! I wish we had deer in our yard...don't know about turkeys. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:27 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Kathy - over the last few weeks, I have been visiting gardens and nurseries between the respites from rain.  It's amazing to see so much on display including the growth in the number of people admiring the joys of nature.   🌻☀️🦋

Mar 19, 2024 05:56 AM
Kathy Streib

Michael Jacobs this morning on our walk, I noticed that all of a sudden our trees have green leaves!!!!  We saw more cardinals on our walk today than we ever have. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:28 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Too early for Larry to start on his gardening projects Kathy. Temps are only  36 right now and won't get much higher all week.

Mar 19, 2024 05:59 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I wouldn't be doing any gardening either in those temperatures. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:29 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Even though it is a bit cool, just the thought of spring will make the steps lighter.

Mar 19, 2024 06:13 AM
Kathy Streib

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 I remember when we lived in Leesburg, VA, I couldn't wait for spring!!!

Mar 19, 2024 05:29 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Ah, Spring. Beautiful flowers, leaves on trees, blue skies and baseball. Does not get better than that.

Mar 19, 2024 06:52 AM
Kathy Streib

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty we loved going to Spring Training games when we were in Delray!!! And yes...I love seeing green leaves on the trees again. 

Mar 19, 2024 05:34 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

We are blessed in Austin as Spring is here! So nice to see the Bluebonnets and trees flowering! Life is good!

Mar 19, 2024 07:15 AM
Kathy Streib

I agree Dorie Dillard Austin TX I've been enjoying the Azaleas!  Do you have them in Austin???

Mar 19, 2024 05:35 PM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Well it definitely does not feel like Spring here, cold and blustery with lows that have you reaching for hats, scarfs and gloves. But the forsythia are blooming, daffodils are blooming and my tulips are growing and will bloom soon I hope.

Mar 19, 2024 08:26 AM
Kathy Streib

Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 I hope it warms up for you!!! I loved it when we were in Leesburg, VA and my tulips and Coleus started showing up!!! 

Mar 19, 2024 05:36 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy 64 degree and sunny today in Denver but we will have snow in the yards from last week snow storm.  I need to finish my bracket yet today.


Mar 19, 2024 09:09 AM
Kathy Streib

Will Hamm Seth Goldberg likes Kentucky!!! (if CT doesn't go all the way) 

Mar 19, 2024 05:38 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Enjoy this first day of spring. It is a sunny but chilly day in Maryland.

The cherry blossoms are blooming so it really looks like spring in our community.

Mar 19, 2024 11:51 AM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley I will never forget seeing the Cherry Blossoms along the Turning Basin in DC. 

Mar 19, 2024 05:38 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy the temperatures were warm and I was starting to get a Spring in my step, but today mother nature put me back in my place with some cooler air.

Mar 19, 2024 01:54 PM
Kathy Streib

George Souto I've been listening to the weather around the country. We had cooler weather today...not cold though. 

Mar 19, 2024 05:39 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Kathy Streib      Spring is in the air, but it is chilly here in Philly. I am so happy that my new bed is going to arrive soon. The birds are chirping, and I saw a Robin Red Breast today. 

Mar 19, 2024 01:55 PM
Kathy Streib

Hannah Williams I get so excited when I see a robin!!!  I'll bet you're excited to get your new bed!!!

Mar 19, 2024 05:40 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Kathy, it does feel like spring today, until you see the piles of snow still from last week's storm.   Nice to see you on the Zoom call today.

Mar 19, 2024 02:21 PM
Kathy Streib

Joan Cox I was so happy to see you at the Zoom call. Mark it on your calendar so we can see you again!!!!

Mar 19, 2024 05:41 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

I don't know if I would say a spring in my step today, but I had baby Stanley and I'm exhausted. LOL

Mar 19, 2024 02:40 PM
Kathy Streib

Sharon Tara I don't know how you do it!!! I'd be pooped!!!!!

Mar 19, 2024 05:41 PM
Cara Marcelle Mancuso
Golden Girls with SW Desert Homes - Tucson, AZ
Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE!

Lovely photos - spring is popping up in weeds here!  I really like your Luther Burbank quote, thank you for sharing.

Mar 19, 2024 07:00 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  Diane waddles around since she has issues with her hips... and reading Nina Hollander, Broker  comment all I can say is I understand... the good news is I do have Spring in my steps, Endre

Mar 19, 2024 09:48 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Being that our winters resemble spring, I don't notice much of a difference, haha.  It was nice and warm yesterday though!

Mar 20, 2024 04:56 AM