It is cold outside. Well below seasonal averages, I am told. The seventeen different forecasts all predict a significant warming trend with many variations. All of the homesteaders out there are getting fidgety. They are fingering their seed packets and shuffling stacks of paper with drawings, plans and lists. They are consulting and re-consulting the long range and long, long range forecasts.
Their feet are starting to cramp in the starting blocks.
Come on spring!
We are ready.