Today, however, our musings weren’t so upbeat. A chilly hike down our beloved Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail left us feeling as colorless and barren as the naked trees and bushes that surrounded us.
Simply put, we miss spring in Austin, and we’re pretty sure these 10 photos will get you right there with us…
1.) When spring in Austin finally comes, we’ll be like…
2.) Because we’re totally obsessed with bluebonnets.
3.) And spring sunrises Make everything seem better.
4.) Because Spring brings the X Games to town…
5.) And SXSW, which means Crazy traffic but Amazing Music nonstop.
6.) Did we mention we really really dig kites?
7.) spring is our favorite time of year to explore Zilker Botanical Garden…
8.) and stop to smell the roses.
9.) Because everything’s so freaking green we could keel over and die of happiness…
10.) Which would be fine because we would have the Best. View. Ever.
Are you weeping yet? Don’t worry! In all of its drizzly and colorful majesty, spring in Austin will be here before you know it, bringing joy to wildflower-frolicking pups and music fanatics everywhere. Until then, we suggest that you curl up with a steamy cup of hot chocolate and make a list of local spring adventures that you can’t wait to embark on when March rolls around again.
Just… maybe ease back on the rain dancing this year?
Featured photo: Flickr user Basheer Tome, CC licensed