When it's May in March

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By Dave Coulter

Rough Edges

If it seems to you like everything is flowering at once - it's not much of an exaggeration. Just this week I noticed Common Lilacs in bloom around town - typically a Mother's Day flower in Northern Illinois. On Tuesday I spied this big old bee hard at work pollinating Bluebells.  And these beautiful odd sights continue to dazzle in this strangely warm season.

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Dave Coulter  

Posted: April 3rd, 2012 3:54 PM

I'm with you John - I'm a fan of sweatshirt weather. Here's hoping it's not 115 degrees in June ;)

John Hubbuch from Oak Park  

Posted: April 1st, 2012 11:06 AM

There may be something wrong with me because as much as I enjoyed the early warmth, I was getting kind of tired of it! I think each month has its special charm, and March just got hijacked. Plus the early warmth was a reminder that summer humidity--my least favorite weather condition-- is not so far away. But this morning I got to wear my sweatshirt. Order is restored.

Dave Coulter  

Posted: March 31st, 2012 9:35 AM

We seem to be back to normal temps today :)

Melissa from OakPark.com/EmpoweredParent  

Posted: March 29th, 2012 11:11 PM

I walk outside every day and I'm amazed!

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