signs o spring r everywher one can imagine. ppl r out of hiding for one, n u c smiles on their faces as they come out to soak up the sun. i hadn't realized ther's actually ths many ppl in portland. then the blooms on the trees, the freshest green imaginable budding on the bare dark branches. the bright green moss slowly dying off as tree's winter coat. n today, the fountains r running again, flowing w/water. sure sign it's all warming up. yipeee!