Second Spring

Lindy Thibodaux
6 min readMar 20
Photo montage of my daughter Valerie, with title “Second Spring”.
My daughter, Valerie. She always loved my photo montages. (Photos and montage design are my own.)

March 20, 2023 — the first day of Spring

Dear Valerie,

I went for a walk this morning, along what was one of our favorite routes, especially this time of the year. I saw camellias and narcissus and hellebores blooming, and one tree covered in tiny pale lavender-pink blossoms. For the Pacific Northwest, where people are often out cutting their grass in February, spring does seem to be coming slowly this year…

Lindy Thibodaux

Writes about the transformative power of color. Designs. Plays piano, speaks French, dances Argentine tango. Loves.