"Mom! Mom! Come here! Look outside!"
Marissa stood at the window, gesturing wildly for me to look out the window with her.
I peer out, looking for what unusual thing has caught her eye. I see nothing and no one.
"What do you see?" I ask.
She points excitedly.
"GRASS!" she says.
Sure enough, after two days of 40-degree weather there's about two inches of grass showing alongside our sidewalk where the snow has retreated.
It's the first time we've seen the grass since October, and it is definitely worth celebrating.