Goodbye Spring

Yesterday was the last day of May, so summer begins soon 🙂

Here are a few photos of what sping is like around here: 🙂

The first few pictures are from my Mom’s garden.

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BB#1 on one of our walks.

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Another gem we found on one of our walks, a bunny tree in the garden of an old house. We went back a bunch of times to have a look, but they took it down after easter 😦

 

Project 52, Week #12

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It was finally spring this weekend! BB#2 is still not walking by himself yet, but he always wants to go walking if you hold his hands.

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BB#1 in his fancy clothes before heading to pre-school on a national holiday.

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BB#1 last year in his fancy clothes on the same national holiday. He has grown so much 🙂

The Bear and Spring

(Photo from internet, since no bears were seen on our zoo adventure 😦

Groundhog Day is a day celebrated on February 2 in North America. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come early; if it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks.

Here in Hungary we have a similar weather lore, wherein a bear is the prognosticator as opposed to a groundhog.

If the bear comes out of his cave and the sun is shining and he sees his shadow, Then he goes back, and it will be a long winter. If it is cloudy and he comes out and doesn’t see his shadow then spring is just around the corner.

So last sunday we went to the zoo, to see the weather prediction by the bear, but the bear didn’t come out at all, at the gate they said they haven’t seen him in days…, so i have no idea what that means.  I hope it does not mean that there will be no spring at all 😦

We did see some other aminals:

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Hippo.

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Gibbon.

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Giraffe.

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The Siberian Tiger seemed in his element in all the snow 🙂

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White peacock. Beautiful 🙂

This is my 51th post, meaning the last one was the 50th. Hurray! 🙂

Do you have any weather lore in your country?