Multimedia: The Sights of Spring in Missoula

By JEN SLAYDEN

It's almost apple blossom time in Missoula

Missoula gets a little wet, and I get a little weary in the spring, wanting Mother Nature to “hurry up already!” and let the sun shine through.

But with the forecast looking rather bleak for the next several days, I have to lift my cup and look at it half full.

I need to remember just how beautiful our Garden City becomes in the springtime after the showers have cleared and the monochromatic tones of winter give way to brilliant, bright colors that lift my spirits!

Hang in there, Missoula. Spring brings good things, we just have to be patient!

 

 

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Enjoy this post by Jen Slayden? You might like some of her other musings on life in Missoula: An Elegy for a Tree, MissouLOVE: Ten Things I Love About Missoula, and MissouLOVE: Things That Make Missoula Home.

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Jen Slayden is a Missoulian who makes her home on the outskirts of town with three outdoorsy kids, a fly-fishing guide husband, and an outdoors-loving black lab named Cody. She juggles her time teaching music, life coaching, playing music in her family bluegrass band, and taking in all the great recreational and cultural activities that Missoula has to offer. Then, she writes about it all on her own website: Find Your Harmony.