The Tease of Spring Snow

Snow covered tree

It’s March, the month that promises spring while reminding us that winter is not yet done. Here in Colorado, the meteorologists are fond of asserting that March is typically our snowiest month. We actually wouldn’t mind if they didn’t repeat this fact every March, but they do. Then in April, they like to state for the record that April is typically Colorado’s second-snowiest month.

Spring snowstorm in Colorado

I opened the kitchen blinds yesterday morning and gasped at the beauty outside. Ever twig, every blade of grass and every branch had been frosted with snow, the sky was pure blue, and the morning sun was just hitting the trees.

Admittedly, I hadn’t been thrilled to see the snow start Tuesday night—but who could remain cranky about a spring snow that created such a gorgeous spectacle?

Spring snowstorm

By afternoon, the snow was gone. Today, the high temperature is supposed to be 65 degrees.

Spring snow

Tomorrow, though, the forecast calls for more snow.

Because—lest we forget—March is typically our snowiest month.

Happy March,

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of seven books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

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