Apparently the first day of Daylight Savings Times is a good day to check the batteries on any smoke detectors in the house. Sure, I'll do that but not until more important matters are taken care of.
On this day of bright blue skies I will first tackle the mess that has camped out on my back patio all winter. I'm armed with a new metal rake and a large push broom. Chairs, tables and even a kayak will be moved to the lawn so I can get in and around the shrubbery and clean out the crispy brown leaves that have taken up residence. I'll clean out the birdbath, refill the feeders, inspect the gas tank on the grill and sweep off the dirt that is lodged between the red bricks.
When all is said and done I believe I'll grab a book and enjoy the warmth of the extended hour of sunlight.
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