We saw this pair of rainbows last weekend after an afternoon thundershower. The view is from Flat Top Road between Boone and Blowing Rock, NC:
There it is! The end of the rainbow!
This indigo bunting lighted on the hedge beside a friend's house on the Watauga River near Sugar Grove, NC:
An Easter morning photo taken behind my mother's house in North Carolina:
And, finally, an enthusiastic Bou in our backyard, eagerly wanting to know what I'm doing with the camera:
There you go. A springy set. And now, as promised, "springy" from the OED:
springy, a. (from the Oxford English Dictionary)
1593QUEEN ELIZABETH Boeth. I. metr. vi. 16 Nor seake not thou with gredy hand The springy Palmes [L. vernos palmites] to weld. [Cf. SPRINGINESS2b.] 1860S. WARNER Say & Seal II. xviii. 229 It was April now, and a soft springy day. 1936N. COWARD To-night at 8.30 III. 85 Quite Springy out, isn't it? 1641BEST Farm Bks. (Surtees) 4 Lowe, moist, and springy groundes are the best to increase milke in an ewe. 1733W. ELLIS Chiltern & Vale Farm. 262 It will greatly improve springy, or over-wet Grounds, if we first drain them. 1799[A. YOUNG] Agric. Lincoln. 245 Many similar springy sides of hills are to be met with all the way to Ranby. 1853Jrnl. R. Agric. Soc. XIV. I. 36 Occasional parts of the field were found springy and full of water. 1865MRS. WHITNEY Gayworthys xxvi. (1879) 250 A huge, dry slippery log that lay over a springy spot. 1653W. BLITHE Eng. Improver Impr. 19 That thou maist goe under that..springie moysture that breeds and feeds the Rush. 1660BOYLE New Exp. Phys. Mech. i. 27 Though the Air were granted to consist of Springy Particles. 1685 emem}" align="absbottom" border="0" height="14" width="26">Effects Motion ii. 14 Which depends chiefly upon the Celerity of the springy Corpuscles of the Air. 1709FLOYER Cold Bathing I. iv. 93 The Animal Spirits being compressed, are more lively, springy, and fitter for Motion. 1734Phil. Trans. XXXVIII. 414 Her Hair was long and springy as that of a living Person. 1786Med. Comment. II. 105 The tumor..was a little springy. 1817KEATS Sleep & Poetry 95 A laughing schoolboy..Riding the springy branches of an elm. 1839F. A. KEMBLE Resid. in Georgia (1863) 36 Moss..as light as horse-hair, as springy, and elastic. 1887RIDER HAGGARD Allan Quatermain 67 A light but exceedingly tough native wood, something like English ash, only more springy. 1776MICKLE tr. Camoens' Lusiad 454 Their springy shoulders stretching to the blow. 1822SCOTT Peveril ii, He satisfied himself..that though her little frame was slight, it was firm and springy. 1837Fraser's Mag. XVI. 367 The prompt equerry had led the springy coursers to the gate. 1871L. STEPHEN Playgr. Eur. (1894) xiii. 324 His muscles feel firm and springy. 1797COLERIDGE This lime-tree bower my prison 7 Friends, whom I never more may meet again On springy heath. 1875W. S. HAYWARD Love agst. World 13 Away they thundered over the springy turf. 1886Cornh. Mag. July 58 The stage is..very ‘springy’, a condition designed to help acrobatic performances. 1669W. SIMPSON Hydrol. Chym. 93 The springy motion of the animal spirits. 1672-3GREW Anat. Pl., Roots II. (1682) 82 The Aer being of an Elastick or Springy Nature. 1710T. FULLER Pharm. Extemp. 249 It..roborates the Springey Tone of the Lungs. 1741A. MONRO Anat. Bones (ed. 3) 171 In raising the Trunk, these Cartilages will assist by their springy Force. 1837JAMES Phil. Augustus I. ii, There was a springy vigour in the atmosphere, as if the wind itself were young. 1888RUTLEY Rock-Forming Min. 193 Then drive a needle, by a sharp, springy tap.., into the mica. 1893Brit. Jrnl. Photogr. XL. 745 Resisting with all its springy power.