1. There are magnolia trees in front of Kingsbury Hall*, and last night I saw that they’re starting to bud. Spring is coming–the early-blooming magnolias know it.
2. The Married to the Sea comic site, which is updated daily, also makes me happy. Here’s a favorite:

*The magnolias were the highlight of the performance for me. A radio play does not make for gripping staging, and I would think that holding a script would make it easier for actors to deliver their lines, not harder. There was a good pro-science crowd, at least.