It is time for the sunshine to force the clouds to part and melt the blanket of snow that covers our solid ground and heat it just enough for the crocuses to peak up and cast a glimpse of colour that will excite us so to make us want to shed the layers of dress we've been forced to don. 

And with the melt of snow shall we prepare our castles for to host the many patrons that shall set their sights upon our palace in hopes of acquistion. 

(2014, Dianne Jacklin, Coldwell Banker S.W.E. Coldwell Banker Ltd. Brokerage)