Can you feel it? The last attempts by Mother Nature to thwart the inevitable arrival of Spring is in the air. Trees around Dahlonega are beginning to bud and the daffodils are out in force. As our neighbors to the north still contend with snow and cold, we in Lumpkin County turn our attention to getting outdoors. The warmer weather brings not only a sigh of relief from the months of wearing extra layers of clothing, but also a variety of activities which brings people together.