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First Flowers and the 48 Hour Winter

This year was the shortest winter in memory, lasting from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon on the weekend of January 20—22. Fortunately, I had put enough time on the NordicTrac to make the most of the snow when it finally came. But now the long season of not-winter-not-spring is over, and it is spring. I’ve [...]


Well, it’s spring. We found Skunk Cabbage blooming at Metea this afternoon. Skunk Cabbage is always the first flower in this area. Harbinger of Spring should be up in a week or so, followed by everything else. Here are some snapshots of flowers found in the floodplain of a little seasonal stream that feeds into [...]


Yesterday there were no leaves on the trees. Today there are. It must be spring.