I can’t adequately express how happy I am that spring is here. The sun absolutely killed it today, shining all day long, and making it warm enough that I didn’t need a coat.
We spent most of the weekend in Cincinnati, taking in a show — Iron & Wine, accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra — and bumming around downtown. We walked across the bridge to Roebling Point Books in Kentucky, where I picked up a gorgeous old Heritage Press copy of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA.
It was really nice to be out and about. The city felt like it was waking up from a long hibernation. A lot of people were out, and the atmosphere just felt livelier. The worst part about living in Ohio, for me, is the lack of regular sunlight in the winter months. The cold, while not pleasant, I can handle — but the grey skies just sap me of my energy, affect my mood. Today, though, was different, brighter. Tomorrow is supposed to be grey and rainy, but at least today it felt like the season switch had finally been flipped.