Well it seems like the color yellow is everywhere these days. The forsythia have sprouted a bit of joy. The slim, yellow petals like to strut their stuff with a big reach toward the sky. Daffodils are everywhere in my neighborhood, especially in the common area near my townhouse. Whenever I see them I'm reminded of the scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory in which Gene Wilder sips a bit of tea from the flower of a daffodil.
Yellow is certainly one of the first colors of spring around here. Pretty soon the grass will shed the dull brown of winter in exchange for the deep, dark green of summer. Pink and red azaleas will bloom, as will dogwoods and cherry blossoms. And of course there will be tulips.
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