Springing Forward

I don’t do much to “spring forward.” Mostly I will tune up the bicycles of my family members and go riding with some of them. I also look forward to seeing the robins return. I have always enjoyed their singing early in the mornings.

I do miss the crowing of the roosters when I was on the farm at Scotford, and helping the family put the garden in at Mom’s place southwest of Mundare. My brothers and I reminisce about memories of our youth, like the crazy antics we I did: our little demolition races we had around a quarter mile hill that was there. We also did some horse racing, using some of the steers as obstacles. The steers weren’t too happy with that. They usually won!

With spring just around the corner, I am thinking about what else I can do to help me spring forward. Maybe I’ll go make some new memories!

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