THE ARCHITECTURE OF EARLY SPRING

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Spring in Portland, Oregon comes early. February is a magical month, where crocuses bloom and Japanese quince burst their coral buds. It begins with the snowdrops, one unseasonably warm and sunny day, and progresses in between rain storms to a grand profusion of daffodils.

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017   While other states languor in snow, Portland blossoms under a clear blue sky.

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March may come in like a lion, and settle down to three more months of rain, but each year, for a few stolen moments in February, Portland sets the architecture for springtime.

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About Mollie Hunt

Loves cats. Writes books.
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