The next thing that happens is the glorious burst of blooms on every fruit-bearing tree in all of the orchard filled lands of Northern California. It's spectacular. But it's the cause of mental shift into overdrive.
We take a break, go in the house to have a snack and I notice the sun shining in through the rain splattered windows! I wonder if it's too early to start washing them. Washing windows is always combined with spring cleaning though. I should start spring cleaning. The ants have made it clear there's been neglect in the upkeep while we were out weeding and pruning and mossing and planting.