the little baby leaves are starting to appear now which makes for lots of tiny flutterings and orange and pale red and even yellow leaflets turning green. there's a joyfullness about it all that is echoed in the songs of the birds, the little rushing arounds of the chipmunks, the purposeful nest building, the nibblings of the rabbits, and the happy calls of the kids playing on the street and in the park . . . .
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