It’ll be spring soon in Illinois, and that means we all have to get over that transition from winter to warmer weather. The ground (and your bones) finally start to thaw and fresh air starts smelling fresher.

It’s that time of year when Illinoisans have these 12 universal thoughts about this winter-spring cusp. Check them out:

For another fun article about the Land of Lincoln, check out 10 inside jokes you’ll only understand if you grew up in Illinois.

What other thoughts cross your mind when winter is over but it’s not quite spring? Share your ideas with us in the comments below!

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