This time of year, many of us get antsy for spring. We're tired of cold, ice, and snow. Spring is a siren calling us. If we can only hang on a few more weeks, everything will be okay.
While it's tempting to think this way about spring or any big change approaching us, the time just before the change holds its own merits. That shoulder season gives us time to tie up loose ends, take stock of where we are, and make plans. It's also the time that stays true to possibilities in their ideal state.
For this prompt, write about a moment approaching a major change.