Spring Has Broken, and In Some Places More Than Others

I just got back from a long, semi-restful yet busy Spring Break. I haven’t had time to do much blog-side, so for now, enjoy this article I wrote for the KACU FM Blog about the coming of spring, or “pre-summer” as it’s known in some areas. Stay tuned, there’s great stuff on the way! ~SmaMan

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Spring has sprung

The grass is ‘riz

I wonder where the flowers is…

~Anonymous

It’s safe to say that once temperatures hit 90 degrees, spring has hit the Big Country, or at least whatever bit of spring we end up with. As any West Texan with a sense of humor (or perhaps cynicism) will tell you, the four seasons of West Texas include Pre-Summer, Summer, Post-Summer, and Christmas. “Pre-Summer,” the season we’re entering into now, is known for its shorter, less intense bursts of summer heat coupled with the few remaining breaths of the strong “Post-Summer” winds. Continue reading

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