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Friday Fun…What Says Spring to You??

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Friday Fun…What Says Spring to You??


Patricia Kennedy wrote a post Picco’s Walk in which she talked about seeing the Cherry Trees but the Redbud trees signaled SPRING to her.

For many, it may be the tulips and daffodils beginning to poke their heads through the soil. 




Some see robins in their area and that signals Spring 


For me, it’s the appearance of our Texas Bluebonnets and the azaleas!  When these make their appearance, I know it’s time to put the heavy jackets away, break out my flip-flops, and get more allergy medicine! 



What about you? 

What signals SPRING for you???

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Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Spring in northwest Montana starts slowly especially in terms of flowers. What signals Spring to me is the bird chatter, the sunshine and the green. All of a sudden the birds start chattering like crazy (sometimes it sounds like a tropical jungle), the sun blasts through the windows all day (we get a lot of cloudy days int he winter) and the grass/trees start greening. It's starting!

Apr 12, 2024 04:49 AM
Kathy Streib

Kat Palmiotti don't you love waking up to the birds singing!!!  I will sit and listen for as long as they're singing. 

Apr 12, 2024 05:50 PM
Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

The first sign of Spring for me are when birds start chirping in the early mornings.   Also, baseball and when things bloom.   I love Spring, I love the change of seasons here in NJ.

Apr 12, 2024 04:53 AM
Kathy Streib

Michael Elliott You, Kat Palmiotti and I love to hear the birds sing. And yes, baseball!!!

Apr 12, 2024 05:51 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kathy. It's the birds and morning light earlier in the day as we march towards summer. Enjoy your day.

Apr 12, 2024 05:16 AM
Kathy Streib

Wayne Martin we are monitoring 5 bluebird boxes including the one at home. We have 1 with 5 bluebird eggs, 2 with eggs we think are wrens and chickadees, and 2 boxes waiting for their second broods. 

Apr 12, 2024 05:53 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

The warmth, growth of plants and more birds. Thanks for sharing, make it a great Friday and enjoy your


Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Apr 12, 2024 05:28 AM
Kathy Streib

Bill Salvatore - East Valley our Spring began mostly cloudy but the past two days have been sunny and warm. 

Apr 12, 2024 05:54 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Kathy - sensory signs seem to be all around me anytime of the year.  I see changes and hear them too.  Aromas - new to me and familiar greet me.   Occasionally touching them and certainly tasting them as seasonal favorites make their return. And it seems that the sixth sense, however it may be defined, makes an extra special appearance in one way or another.  I am fortunate to be aware.  Or at least - aware in process.   

Apr 12, 2024 05:37 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Michael Jacobs you reminded me of a Spring smell I had this morning...honeysuckle. There happens to be some on our walk!!! 

Apr 12, 2024 05:57 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

It's all about the Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paint brush flowers that pop their heads up all over! Then I know its spring! 

Apr 12, 2024 06:48 AM
Kathy Streib

Dorie Dillard Austin TX I love them!!!  i bought 2 bluebonnet plants at H-E-B

Apr 12, 2024 05:59 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

Kathy, Definitely the visit of all the birds heading to our birdbath to say hello and for a drink!

Apr 12, 2024 07:30 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 it's fun to see the birds getting a drink or taking a bath. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:00 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

The spring flowers are blooming in our area.

Have a great day!

Apr 12, 2024 07:33 AM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley I'll bet they're beautiful. Time to go to Kentlands. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:01 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

My blooming Phlox flowers and Dogwood tree are my signs that Spring is here.

Apr 12, 2024 08:19 AM
Kathy Streib

Carol Williams they're stunning!!!!!  I vaguely remember our family going in our car on the Dogwood Trail. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:02 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy, my bulbs coming up reminds me of spring is here and that it is time to start mowing lawn.


Apr 12, 2024 09:38 AM
Kathy Streib

ugh Will Hamm Poor Larry mows every week in the summer. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:03 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Kathy Streib, It is a Robin Red Breast -- tulips and daffodils -- oh yeah, and my horrible allergies 

Sorry to be negative ---- Happy Friday 

Apr 12, 2024 11:33 AM
Kathy Streib

Hannah Williams I feel as if it's a treat when we see a Robin. One year they were all over the front yard but that was it. I love seeing them. And I love tulips!!!

Apr 12, 2024 06:09 PM
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Homes

My azaleas bloom and right after that my gardenia tree.  Those signal spring to me.  By then all of our trees are bright green and lively.  

Apr 12, 2024 12:25 PM
Kathy Streib

Joyce Marsh the azaleas are in bloom here. We used to have little gardenia pushes. My friends suggested we pour pickle juice on them. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:11 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

In the East Valley our winters resemble spring, haha.  It seems like we have two seasons here, spring and summer.

Apr 12, 2024 12:56 PM
Kathy Streib

Brian England it was like that in South FL too. Here in Houston, we do have seasonal changes but not as cold as up North. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:17 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy for me it is the first time I have to take out the lawnmower.

Apr 12, 2024 03:37 PM
Kathy Streib

George Souto That's funny. Larry hardly has to mow in the winter. He primarily does it to get rid of the leaves. But with warmer weather here...the grass is growing by leaps and bounds. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:18 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

It used to be certain flowers when we lived in New England, but the flowering season here in SoCal are different, and the are some flowers pretty much all year. I guess what I really notice is a lot more bird activity and sounds as the birds start courting and nesting.


Apr 12, 2024 05:45 PM
Kathy Streib

Jeff Dowler, CRS I'm thinking of the Flower Field that you share with us each Spring. I've seen mockingbirds and cardinals going in and out of our bushes. I know there are nests in there but I don't want to scare them. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:22 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Warmer days and flowers in bloom says spring to me!  My body feels like it is coming out of hibernation.

Apr 12, 2024 05:47 PM
Kathy Streib

Myrl Jeffcoat oh yes...I break out my flip-flops. It's interesting how you blink and things began to turn green. 

Apr 12, 2024 06:24 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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Apr 12, 2024 05:47 PM
Kathy Streib

Thank you Myrl Jeffcoat 

Apr 12, 2024 06:24 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

What a great question and lovely post to inspire all the wonderful comments, for me Spring is the California Poppies and The Los Angeles Festival of Books:)Endre

Apr 12, 2024 09:42 PM
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

The Yellow Forsythia Bush always announces Spring in our area ! ………………………..

Apr 18, 2024 04:12 PM