Once upon a time, before tie-dyed and patchouli, I was a very little girl who welcomed the falling leaves in autumn with the enthusiasm one would expect from a tot celebrating a birthday at the end of September. But, as time went on, and I grew up, I became less excited about shortening days and this annual prelude to bitter cold and barren landscapes.
In spring we see rebirth and rejuvenation. Bones that throb with the chill of winter, suddenly return to normal as the warmth of the sun seeps in to soothe. Colour abounds and brightens the outdoors, while open windows freshen indoor rooms that have been sealed away too long. Even the buckets of rainfall that often accompany spring give a sense of washing away the detritus and replenishing the natural beauty around us.
There's no question that every season has its beauty. But, really, who couldn't love a time of year replete with images of bunnies and bonnets, pastels and new blooms? In case you need to refresh your memory here are some wonderful collections of springtime photos.
iCLIPART.com Spring Photos
Acclaim Images Stock Photography Spring Images
photo tuts+ Spectacular Spring Photographs
iPHOTOS.com Spring Collection
National Geographic Spring Landscapes