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Spring takes good ol’ time

The calendar says spring, but … we’re waiting.

For the grass to grow. The flowers to bloom. The lakes to thaw. The maple syrup to flow freely.

Sure, we’re seeing a bit more sunshine and the days are getting longer – partly thanks to daylight saving time, which kicked in March 9.

But there are plenty of other signs we’re waiting to cheer … once they get here; whenever they get here.

The calendar says spring, but … we’re waiting.