Friday, April 25, 2014

Snow Quilt Block and the Last Word

Snow Quilt Block Pattern Information

Last Word
Today the April rain
Is flecked with snow;
Soft little flakes, wind-tossed,
Run in the rain – lost –
Trying to explain
That winter should remain,
Letting us know
That winter hates to go.
by Leland B. Jacobs

Catkins, leaf buds, and leaf-out all on the same aspen tree
More leaf-out

Rain in the afternoon turning to snow in the night
Have your trees leafed out yet?  Inquiring minds want to know!  By commenting, you'll be entering this month's give-away of Marie Bostwick's newest book APART AT THE SEAMS, coming out the end of this month.  Three lucky people will each win a copy, courtesy of Kensington Publishing!  If you are reading this via email, you must click on the title of my blog post to be able to comment and read the comments of others.  The winner will be announced on May 1.
You might also enjoy my previous blog post Whirlwind Quilt Block and the Most Welcome Sound of Spring.


  1. No leaves here. There are buds that are coming to life, though.

  2. Not yet, although there are many buds showing promise!

  3. They've been a little slow, but finally the leaves are appearing!

  4. Here in England we have had everything Spring come at the same time! Yes, we have leaves on a lot of trees and that wonderful bright, fresh green haze on the hedgerows. The cherry blossom has hung on for so long this year that there is blossom AND leaves on the trees.

  5. Well in Houston, TX we have had spring for awhile. The bluebonnets were beautiful last time I traveled the highway.

  6. Some leaves but they are small. I love the woods when I can see what is in it. Without all the foliage on the trees, I could see the big dipper. The stars were so bright.

  7. Spring is bustin' out all over ... sounds like a song. I was surprised at the large Horse chestnut tree leaves that were just little green dabs the last time I walked past those trees only a week ago.

  8. Spring is finally coming to the Midwest- been cold till just the last few days. Flowers just coming up in garden , waiting for Blooms. Would love to win the Book!!

  9. We do have trees that leaving. We just had the flowering trees bloom over the last two weeks. I was sad to see their blossoms blow away this weekend.

  10. My trees are starting to leaf out. I'm more excited about the raspberry bushes leafing.


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