Yes, spring is beautiful in every state, but having lived in several, I think spring is particularly breathtaking in the northern states where it has looked “pretty bad” for a while. Utah and Ohio can look bleak in the winter, and spring changes everything. If you click on the “Flowers” link above, you will see a picture of our daffodils, hyacinths, and crocus in our “mailbox garden.”
I did add a short poem titled, “Bourbon Street,” to my list of published poems. It was one of my first.