Lisa R. Howeler

Freelance Writer & Photographer

When I walked out of my room and into my son’s , which has more accessible windows than mine, and saw the snow on the ground I’ll admit I wanted to cry. This year it’s seemed that spring will never come. The days have been cold and gloomy and wet. I honestly thought that by now I’d be writing about bright, sunny, warm days filled with fun with my children. Luckily, despite the lack of warmth and sun, the children and I have been able to squeeze in some fun and even a few beams of sunlight.

Since we started homeschooling my son a couple of weeks ago we’ve had more time for family outings and excursions and have done a couple in between school work. We visited the farm of some friends of mine as part of my farm awareness project and not only did it give us some much needed fresh air, but it also opened our eyes even more to the hard work of local farmers and the current challenges facing them.

The other day we thought we’d venture out to a baseball game, despite cold weather being forecast, and try to catch Tim Tebow who is playing with our local Double AA team, about an hour from our house. It literally snowed during the game. That’s how cold it was. And to top it off, Tebow never even took the field, but I did manage to grab a shot of him “slapping five” or whatever players do at the end of the game.

This week we are supposed to have warmer weather but I will believe it when I feel it.

This post is part of a 10 on 10 blog circle with a group of other photographers. Each month we post 10 photos from our previous month, from either one day, or throughout the month, to share in a blog post on the tenth day of the month. To continue the circle, click on the link at the bottom of this post.

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Be sure to continue the blog circle by visiting Erika’s blog.

13 thoughts on “Waiting for Spring: April 10 on 10

  1. Caroline Collins says:

    Good capture of personalities!

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  2. It really has been and endless winter!

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  3. Jessica says:

    Love how you got nice and close!

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    1. New, but cheap, lens I was toying with.

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  4. Oh my goodness – childhood at its best! Beautiful frames, mama!

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  5. Erika Kao says:

    Beautiful captures, Lisa!

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  6. jenniferblakephotography says:

    You have captured some wonderful memories here despite the crappy spring! Our spring is nowhere to be seen either 😦

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  7. It sounds, and looks, as though home schooling is going well. Absolutely lovely images, Lisa.

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    1. Thank you and so far it is.

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