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    Friday Five: Signs That Winter is Coming to a Close

      With February coming to a close, we can begin to see signs of spring. Although the signs are different in different areas, this part of the world has a few of its own. The following are the ones I’ve observed recently:   Commuting is now done during daylight hours. No longer do I travel country roads in the dark. Skunks are seen and smelled. Mostly this is due to wandering on the road, but generally, this critter doesn’t appear until the end of winter. The sounds of songbirds. There is nothing like the sound of a bird singing and a balmy breeze in February to make a person impatient…

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    Friday Five: February Favorites

    I’m excited about today’s Friday Five. Not only is this the shortest month of the year, it is also my birthday month. I have come to the conclusion that regardless of how old you are, any chance to have cake is a good thing. February tends to be a busy month for me. Several members of the family have birthdays during this month, not to mention Valentine’s Day. Sometimes, I just need to stop and acknowledge the great things about this month of my birth, as if February only exists for me. Right. Here we go: 1. Winter is half over. Officially, regardless of what the groundhog says, the halfway…