30 May 2010
It seems like these past weeks have been a major roller coaster of sunny, beautiful weather, and then a return of winter. As I sat, looking out the window, watching the snow fall yesterday, I can't help but wonder if spring will ever be here to stay. I've lived here almost my entire life, you would think I would be used to springtime in the Rockies by now, but I don't remember having such a chaotic spring in quite a while. We have hot, sunny days, followed by freezing weather and snow. Then the wind! Wyoming is known for it's wind, but this was something else. We even had hail last week.
Not only has this crazy weather caused us all to catch colds, it wreaks havoc on my spirits. It seems like for the last month and a half I've been waiting to plant out my seedlings until the next cold spell passes. But every-time one passes, there's another one moving in! It causes me to scramble to cover and protect the plants that are already out, poor things.
It strikes me today... what a difference a day makes. Yesterday, I was in despair that spring would ever come and about to give up on my little garden. Today, we're back to t-shirt weather and I may just start transplanting. Who knows? Maybe this time it's really spring!