Signs of spring

Spring has been out in force in Seattle for a few weeks now. In honor of the season's spread to the rest of the country (or at least its beginnings), I raided my photographic archive to find images of springs past. From Washington, D.C. cherry blossoms, to new growth silhouetted at sunset in Michigan, to the flowering colors of Monet's garden in Giverny, France, here's a little peek into the past five years on springtime.