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Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

There's a real feeling of spring in the air. Despite early morning frost and a nippy minus 2ºC, there
were blue skies and sunshine for the rest of the day. Snowdrops and crocuses are appearing in
the flowerbeds and lambs are back on the PAD menu. This Mum was surrounded by a crowd of
babies, all of whom were obviously not her own.

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larose forest photos05-Mar-2010 04:10
Sweet or what??! Great shot! V
Gretchen Caldwell03-Mar-2010 01:33
Oh they are adorable!!! We have some lovely English daffodils here in our kitchen, I'm so thankful that you across the pond are willing to share your beautiful spring flowers with us! :) Won't have our own for another 2mos. Ugh!
Doug Cruden02-Mar-2010 20:34
They're just coming out here now as well...a real 'awwwww' shot :o))
bill friedlander02-Mar-2010 20:32
An adorable family portrait (maybe the babies are nieces and nephews). A lovely spring picture. V
jlm02-Mar-2010 19:39
Very cute !
jlm02-Mar-2010 19:38
Adorables !
LynnH02-Mar-2010 17:01
Sweet little lambs! Perfect photo for the 1st of March! V
Neal Nye02-Mar-2010 12:30
Daycare in the meadow. A wonderful spring image.
Alan K02-Mar-2010 10:56
I think it's the "face to face" connection between the ewe and the lamb on the left that makes the shot.
heather02-Mar-2010 07:28
Lovely shot Mairead.. she looks quite happy to be looking after them. V
Yvonne02-Mar-2010 06:17
Goodness me, she has her "hands" full there! Beautiful shot. v
Jason Anderson02-Mar-2010 04:09
So cute. This must be the babysitter :o)
globalgadabout02-Mar-2010 03:39
it's like a kindergarten in the meadow...vibrant and bursting with the smell of spring..V
lou_rozensteins02-Mar-2010 03:30
Lovely work with all those lambs. I find those coloured marks rather ominous, and always wonder what they mean! Nice shot though, to get so many altogether.
slhoornstra02-Mar-2010 02:51
How very sweet a scene. Your description of the beginning of spring is also lovely. BV
Carol Breton02-Mar-2010 01:07
This is a wonderful image Mairead! ~
pkocinski02-Mar-2010 00:14
How wonderful to capture this happening!
Valene01-Mar-2010 23:33
This is a gorgeous image! I love the little lambs! V
Stephanie01-Mar-2010 23:14
OMG - this is SOOOOOOOOO cute Mairead!!! BVVVV+++
laine01-Mar-2010 22:51
Must be a teacher or childcare worker :))
Walter O. Koenig01-Mar-2010 22:43
A very popular mum from the looks of it. A wonderful capture with all these different poses. "V"
Stewart Mitchell01-Mar-2010 22:36
Think we are about a month behind you...still in the depths of winter here!!
Blandine Mangin01-Mar-2010 21:26
very lovely ! v
Betty Vlasiu01-Mar-2010 20:56
Excellent composition and beautiful colours ,v
Colin Storey01-Mar-2010 20:53
Lovely spring image, certainly getting brighter evenings.
Máire Uí Mhaicín01-Mar-2010 20:45
She must be a very popular mum in the neighbourhood, being prepared to do so much childminding!
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