I went scooter riding today. The redbuds and dogwoods are in bloom. So are the apple trees. Aaaaah - Springtime is the Appalachian Mountains! Saw wild columbine (two-tone orange), wild geraniums (pretty purple), and wild phlox (another purple) -- blooming in all their glory today. Saw one of those blue herons or river cranes (that really big graceful bird that likes water) today. That's always a special sight, peaceful.