Allusions to warm, honey-coloured sunrises will have to wait for the higher temperatures.
That will accompany first light a few weeks from now but I’m cool with that.
What I will say about early Tuesday (March 19) morning in Vancouver’s Fairview neighbourhood is that it had the orange look and chill feel of a tangerine fresh from the refrigerator.
And as such it was every bit as refreshing and welcome.
For whatever reason I took the beams of juicy orange sunlight as the signal that at long last—after the frustrating, false spring of late January and the friggin’ freezer of February—that the real thing (spring) had finally arrived.More