Tentative spring

It’s still cold here

And there’s ice on the lake.

O and flower

But Oscar took me for a walk

To find the first tentative signs

Of spring.

Oscar and snowdrops

For more hope, please visit: Camera Critters.

I’m fighting a heavy cold so please excuse me if I don’t get round to visiting you.

62 responses

  1. tentative , but so welcome… beautiful photos of the spring

    April 21, 2013 at 07:22

  2. The little signs of Spring that give hope to one’s heart. Hoping you’ll be feeling better soon LadyFi. Sending you hugs :-)

    April 21, 2013 at 07:50

  3. And Oscar found them as I can see, nice photos

    April 21, 2013 at 07:57

  4. I never tire of seeing Oscar’s lovely face…

    April 21, 2013 at 08:14

  5. Wonderful to find those first little nodding heads pushing their way up through the undergrowth …. searching for the light. Well done Oscar!

    April 21, 2013 at 08:25

  6. Cute that it looks like he stopped to smell the flower! See my photos of signs of spring! http://poetrose24.blogspot.com/

    April 21, 2013 at 08:30

  7. Yay for spring (and Oscar!)

    April 21, 2013 at 08:31

  8. whatever is the season, Oscar always finds ways to enjoy himself, hehe. hi, lady fi… it’s way too hot over here. ;) ~ San

    April 21, 2013 at 08:31

  9. Wise Oscar :)

    April 21, 2013 at 09:01

  10. HHHMMMmmm… maybe I should ‘borrow’ Oscar to help me find autumn downunder?!?!

    April 21, 2013 at 09:51

  11. Oscar certainly found at least a little Spring. I hope your cold gets better soon – they make a person feel vile, out of all proportion to the severity of the illness don’t they.
    Off topic. If you ever have any contact with Marie, can you tell her that I have been thinking of her and LG and hoping that things in their world are going well?

    April 21, 2013 at 10:07

  12. you take amazing pictures! :-)

    April 21, 2013 at 10:33

  13. a few warmer days and nature will wake up :-)

    April 21, 2013 at 11:15

  14. what a serious looking pose Oscar is giving :)

    April 21, 2013 at 11:43

  15. beautiful way of capturing the l’ll signs of spring:) hope your cold gets better soon….

    April 21, 2013 at 11:52

  16. Sorry you are fighting that cold. Get well soon!!

    April 21, 2013 at 11:58

  17. Oscar looks like a great companion.

    April 21, 2013 at 12:11

  18. Cold cure : hug a warm dog.

    April 21, 2013 at 12:33

  19. Oscar must know where to look for Spring. Pretty shots. Have a happy week!

    April 21, 2013 at 12:52

  20. Oscar is so nice that he took you walking :)

    April 21, 2013 at 12:54

  21. Don

    Lovely to see Oscar on the dry ground again

    April 21, 2013 at 13:09

  22. Hello spring!! :)

    April 21, 2013 at 13:13

  23. That first photo of dog and spring is priceless. He knows what is important and glad he is leading you around!

    April 21, 2013 at 14:28

  24. Oscar is the perfect guide! A glimpse of spring is surely better than none at all! Sorry about your cold — never a fun time, hope you are feeling better soon. Thank you for your kind words about Sam, they’re greatly appreciated.

    April 21, 2013 at 15:50

  25. Feel better soon!

    April 21, 2013 at 15:54

  26. he’s just the most wonderful of companions! and models!

    April 21, 2013 at 16:04

  27. jenmuddybootdreams

    Your snow really left quickly didn’t it? Even if there is still ice on the lake, the ground is giving up winter. Oscar is adorable.

    Jen

    April 21, 2013 at 16:08

  28. Hello Lady Fi!
    I marvel at your terrific photos.
    I love them … and Oscar loves flowers …
    I wish you a nice Sunday.
    I send greetings and kisses.
    Lucia

    April 21, 2013 at 16:09

  29. And it is the little signs that really bring hope!!! Take care of yourself, and see you when you are better!!!

    April 21, 2013 at 16:33

  30. Glad spring at last shows its sign! Lovely shots

    April 21, 2013 at 16:45

  31. Oh, I do LOVE that sweet little nose!

    April 21, 2013 at 16:55

  32. Hudson Howl

    First one perfection -the moment captured, Oscar the purveyor of hope -definitely worth a GRUNT of monumental proportions. Hope Spring rushes in, always a good remedy for the cold.

    April 21, 2013 at 17:09

  33. That’s such a cute shot of the dog sniffing the flower!

    April 21, 2013 at 17:47

  34. indrani

    Welcoming spring with a cold… take care.
    Great shots.

    April 21, 2013 at 18:39

  35. Al

    Oscar is adorable, and I love those signs of spring. It feels like spring here today but we should get more snow this week.

    April 21, 2013 at 18:59

  36. Get better soon. Spring will be coming.

    April 21, 2013 at 19:33

  37. OMGosh! No snow!
    I always want to reach out and pet Oscar. Such a charmer. :)

    April 21, 2013 at 19:34

  38. Looks like he made some nice finds. I saw butterflies yesterday so I think it’s finally spring.

    April 21, 2013 at 19:34

  39. Jim

    Well, Oscar looks ready for another season of swimming soon. Love the Snowdrops Fiona. Aren’t they the cutest. They should last for a while considering the cool temps.

    April 21, 2013 at 19:47

  40. I’m glad Oscar took you for a walk and found some signs of spring! Feel better soon.

    April 21, 2013 at 20:10

  41. Spring this year has certainly been start and stop, but the blooms have started and for the first time it really feels real.

    April 21, 2013 at 22:54

  42. Ahhh, if anybody is going to find a lilac flower, of course, it would be sweet Oscar! KISS for him, Xxxx

    April 21, 2013 at 23:44

  43. Yoru Oscar is great. :)

    April 22, 2013 at 00:09

  44. Good boy Oscar! Love the snowdrops!

    April 22, 2013 at 01:34

  45. Anonymous

    It does look like spring. Yay! Hope you feel better soon :)

    April 22, 2013 at 03:07

  46. It does look like spring. Yay! Hope you feel better soon :)

    April 22, 2013 at 03:09

  47. Yes, that beautiful Oscar, and smells of spring awakening!

    April 22, 2013 at 08:19

  48. Oscar is such a darling one!

    April 22, 2013 at 13:37

  49. Oscar is always posing :)

    April 22, 2013 at 16:16

  50. Oscar has such a majestic presence! He makes the world less tentative! Gorgeous photos!

    April 22, 2013 at 19:05

  51. what a difference a day or two of warmth can make

    April 22, 2013 at 20:29

  52. It looks like Oscar has keen eyes and ears to spot the signs of spring. I love the doggy nose in the first photo!

    April 22, 2013 at 23:04

    • ooops! I meant he has a keen “smell” instead of keen “ears”.

      April 22, 2013 at 23:06

  53. Pat

    Oscar stops to smell the flowers!

    April 23, 2013 at 01:41

  54. You found quite a lot of them, too!

    April 23, 2013 at 11:22

  55. mit Oscar unterwegs im Frühling..ach ja so eine Hunderunde ist immer schön für Mensch und Hund :D
    LG vom katerchen

    April 23, 2013 at 14:19

  56. I hope you are feeling better. I’m glad Oscar took you for this walk. Both of these photos of Oscar are marvelous.

    April 23, 2013 at 16:49

  57. What a great dog!

    April 23, 2013 at 18:00

  58. Oscar is such a beauty! And a clever dog, he found spring!

    April 23, 2013 at 20:04

  59. Those flowers look like snowdrops..Oscar is at his handsome best! So glad you have spring..and hope you recover quickly from your cold:)

    April 25, 2013 at 01:23

  60. What a cutie!

    April 25, 2013 at 03:24

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