With permission, The Beacon is archiving past issues of Matthews Record (also called Matthews News and Record and The Matthews News) articles online. Throwback Thursday articles will include relevant content still facing Matthews today. This story was originally published March 12, 2009.
Back to reality
Spring fever has officially begun. Matthews has had five straight days of perfect weather after cold, snow and rain just last week.
Almost overnight plants seemed to pop out of the ground, trees began to blossom, and being out in the yard seemed a relief instead of a chore.
But every god thing must come to an end and temperatures will get a little more realistic as clouds and rain move in.