Spring 2015 is here already?

I’ve lived here for several years now, and I can’t remember spring coming this early to our little town in the South of Sweden, but the signs are unmistakeable, 10C plus (50F), Mosquitoes and Galanthus Nivalis? Just click on the video for the hard evidence, mosquitoes dancing in my leafy “begging for a spring cleaning” backyard gleefully looking forward to a bite of me in the summer.

Punxsutawney phil, you said that spring wouldn’t show up before six months later when you predicted this 2nd of February, oh well…in all fairness, you live in the good old U.S. after all, besides – you’re such a cute critter, who can be mad at you anyway? The sun is shining ALL day, and the birds are singing like spring has arrived.

And look at those pretty little Galanthus Nivalis aka Snowdrops that have decided to pop up in my yard:

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