Swallows Announce the Return of Spring

Return of Spring by Gary KlineI have long regarded the return of spring as being announced by the return of the swallows.  Oh, what joy their gay twittering (non-electronic) brings to the otherwise bleak surrounding world of February, or sometimes, March. The swallows don’t come on a set date.  I’ve seen swallows flying over the lake through snow flurries.  They have their own calendar, timed to what else is going on in the progression of seasons.  I think it’s [...]