Hello April

April means farewell, for we winter Texans.

Not fated to be a quick journey, as problems keep arising, grounding travel, and interfering with our plans.

Fulvous Whistling Ducks, beak to beak

Nevertheless, April means Spring and everywhere we look the birds are twittering with extra fervency – is that romance in the air?

One happy bird in red

And even though we’ve encountered setbacks – breakdowns and other nuisances – the trees are greener, and some even have sprouted blooms.

Our time in the south may be closing, but the South will forever remain in our hearts. A little bit of Texas is coming home with us.

So long for now, y’all.

(Lens-artists challenge is Hello April. All images from personal collection. I am also linking up to my weekly challenge: farewell.)