Evidence of Spring

It's finally happening.


We work hard for the sunlight in the Pacific Northwest. Not nearly as hard as some, sure — but when you spend a good six months of the year indoors because it’s too cold, and too gray, to go outside, you learn to appreciate the signs of spring. A couple of weeks back, they started showing up.

They're here! April 1, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/350 sec • 4.0 mm

They’re here!

Tendrils. March 29, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/125 sec • 4.0 mm

Tendrils.

Little green alienheads. March 20, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 32 • f1.8 • 1/60 sec • 4.0 mm

Little green alienheads.

Sky. March 20, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/1050 sec • 4.0 mm

Sky.

Sky, I say! March 29, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/850 sec • 4.0 mm

Sky, I say!

Pretty soon, these twiggy little branches will be dumping so many apples onto the lawn beneath them that we won't even be able to give them away fast enough. March 25, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 100 • f1.8 • 1/15 sec • 4.0 mm

Pretty soon, these twiggy little branches will be dumping so many apples onto the lawn beneath them that we won’t even be able to give them away fast enough.

Morning sky, on the walk into work. March 25, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/500 sec • 4.0 mm

Morning sky, on the walk into work.

Daffodils! March 26, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 100 • f1.8 • 1/12 sec • 4.0 mm

Daffodils!

Reaching. March 27, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/270 sec • 4.0 mm

Reaching.

The fairy garden — our little strawberry patch out back. (Photo by [Rebecca](https://www.instagram.com/rebecca.nunciato/).) March 23, 2019 Apple iPhone SE • ISO 25 • f2.2 • 1/240 sec • 4.2 mm

The fairy garden — our little strawberry patch out back. (Photo by Rebecca.)

Fennel. This'll grow to around six feet high within a couple of months. March 2, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/1150 sec • 4.0 mm

Fennel. This’ll grow to around six feet high within a couple of months.

Planting trees at [North Creek Forest](https://www.friendsnorthcreekforest.org/). March 16, 2019 Apple iPhone 7 • ISO 20 • f1.8 • 1/850 sec • 4.0 mm

Planting trees at North Creek Forest.

More daffodils (also by Rebecca). March 4, 2019 Apple iPhone SE • ISO 25 • f2.2 • 1/640 sec • 4.2 mm

More daffodils (also by Rebecca).

A mossy branch on a hike at [Meadowdale](https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/washington/meadowdale-beach-trails). March 9, 2019 Canon EOS 70D • ISO 100 • f5.6 • 1/20 sec • 121.0 mm

A mossy branch on a hike at Meadowdale.

A determined (but ultimately unsuccessful) cloud. March 13, 2019 Canon EOS 70D • ISO 100 • f22.0 • 1/80 sec • 10.0 mm

A determined (but ultimately unsuccessful) cloud.