Spring arrives as winter melts away

Posted March 19, 2012, at 10:30 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2012, at 10:21 a.m.

There is a certain magic in the change of seasons. No other sign is as quick and dramatic as the ice melt on the streams, rivers and lakes.

As elusive as the warm spells have been, spring seems to have arrived early this year, ushering a torrent that most of us associate with future fun.