New life bursts forth right in front of our eyes and under our noses. What winter let rest, spring now awakens. She informs us to pay attention. "Come closer," she says. "Want to see something really cool? Look!" All around us spring steps out in style, bellowing her bird songs, revealing her vivid colors and releasing her intoxicating scents. Succulent and muddy, she invites the child in us to splash and play and be utterly amazed by the mystery of her displays.