This Spring (as told by my patio furniture)

We’ve had some crazy spring weather in Colorado this year. After a warm and dry winter, we were getting ready mentally for a warmer and drier summer- severe drought. We mowed our back meadow, started doing other yard work, and then…

April 16, 9:00 am

With much more daylight than in December or January, the snow melted quickly.
April 19, 6:00 pm

April 20, 4:30 pm

April 21, 12:00 pm

April 21, 4:30 pm

And then… more snow.

April 22, 6:00 pm

April 23, 6:00 pm

Finally, it melted again. Warm weather meant a weekend of wearing shorts and t-shirts, hiking and biking. We had our first outdoor happy hour party.

And then… more snow.

May 2, 9:00 am

May 3, 6:00 pm

These were not small storms either. One dropped 22″ over a three-day blizzard and another dropped 9″ in a single day. Easily our biggest storms of the year.