This year, given the rains were not very extensive at the end of last year, Spring was a bit slow in coming to my area. But some color did pop up along various hills, roads and neighborhoods.
Here is some color from local neighborhoods:
I enjoyed a nice afternoon drive on Highway 138, heading out towards Arvin:
Late in March, I took a lovely drive through the Wind Wolves Preserve. The drive was as calm and peaceful as always, but the wildflowers were not fully evident. The hills showed only a few splashes of yellow, but the grasses were green and graceful in the breeze.
I waved hello to a park ranger but saw very few other people out and about. Still, I did have some company on this delightful little afternoon drive.