1. Spending lots of time in my family's new meadow-working, exploring, dreaming, and most fun of all-hosting bonfire cook-outs:
2. Letting our kids get dirty, wet, and totally engaged at the creek-(even if that means always traveling with spare clothes!):
3. Finding spring wild flowers-both familiar favorites, like larkspur:
and dwarf crested iris:
and new yet-to-be-identified specimens like this guy:
4. Finding my first morels:
5. Reveling in spring!