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)