1. I hear the unmistakable call of a Red-Winged Blackbird. This is a sure sign of spring! I just wish all the other elements (warmth, sun, flowers) would show up.
2. A walk in the fresh air is the best cure for this mildly nagging headache. Henri is overjoyed that I've taken him out. He darts every which way, stopping suddenly now and again to point. I can only smile when he, a Schnoodle, points. It's too cute.
3. One by one, the family returns home at the end of the day. Each time the front door opens, I can tell who it is by the whistle, sing-song call, or door slam.