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Two Writing Teachers
Last night my family was taking advantage of this beautiful spring weather. My daughter and husband were shooting baskets in the driveway, and I was sitting on our porch reading slices.
As the birds were singing their spring serenade, I looked over and saw the magnolia buds hanging out their welcome sign. The sunset reminded me that we have an additional hour of daylight. All signs that spring is on its way.
All of a sudden, those thoughts of spring - that season when we impatiently wait for longer days, signs of green, and warmer temperatures - had an intruder.
No, it wasn't the weather forecast for tomorrow that is predicting snow...AGAIN!
There was a faint sound. So faint that I thought surely I must be hearing things.
Then it came again, a little louder this time.
A little closer to my ear.
A little buzzing sound.
Then all of a sudden, it attacks my face and I swat at it!
A mosquito - now dead on my porch floor - was not going to ruin my evening!