Smell of Spring

Spring has come to Saint Paul – or so we’d like to think.  One day above 60F doesn’t make a Spring, but it certainly has the snow melting, the water flowing, and the potential for a serious Mississippi flood rising.  It’s awfully early to call it for real, given the lack of a vivid green budding smell in the air, but a nose full of memories knows what is on the way.  Damp and slightly rotten has a smell of life all its own to those who let the stories flow.

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