Because it was such a lovely day in the Chicago ‘burbs, I needed to take at least one breath of fresh air at lunchtime. When I stepped outside, this is what I heard:
Hooray for the spring peepers!
(BTW – I recorded them just a few feet from the front door!)
And for good measure, here are some additional pictures from our garden at home (taken this morning):
(L to R: blooming maple; the whole flower bed is turning green; hyacinths making an appearance; crocus; daffodils)