Happy Leap Day!

Walking through my garden this morning, I kept looking up at all the fascinating clouds in the sky. What an amazing day for clouds! The sky was full of swish and swirl clouds which floated across the blue providing plenty of opportunities for using up your camera’s battery! All kinds of graceful virga floated merrily overhead as well as other wispy cirrus forms decorated the blue sky.

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At our home, temps were in the upper 60’s under mostly sunny skies with a light breeze.  Dandelions are popping up everywhere.  I love these bright and cheery yellow flowers. And I don’t dig them up as weeds, unless of course I’m planning to use the flowers or leaves in a supper salad. Yes! You can eat dandelions.  All parts of them even.

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In my garden grass, the first crocus bloomed today as well.  What a joy to welcome these pretty little flowers which suddenly surprise us in the spring.

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And speaking of clouds again, there was one cloud that looked just like a dog leaping across the sky and another one which looked like a white tornado.  Both of these shapes came from virga cloud formations.  How fun to see cloud pictures in the sky!

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