March in Wisconsin makes it hard for an agrarian to stay cheerful. In my last post, you may have noticed my giddy optimism as the snow melted away and green sprouts appeared. It seemed like I would only have to wait a few days for the final vestiges of snow to melt away so I could get out in the garden and start putting in my early spring vegetables.
Alas, this was the view of my chicken coop out my bedroom window this morning:
On the bright side, this gives me more time to work on that quilt I basted the other day, and read that new history book to the kids, and bake a loaf of bread, and . . .