Springtime Sights

Some sights I have seen in the last few days while outside walking…

2018-05-07 Palmer Park a

The leaves are just starting to pop out on the trees in our area, due to the delayed end of winter.

2018-05-07 Palmer Park d

Some weird umbrella-like plants. They were everywhere in the woods.

2018-05-07 Palmer Park c

Fungus growing out of a tree trunk.

2018-05-07 Palmer Park e

Trees chopped down to put a turnabout road in.

2018-05-07 Palmer Park b

A lot of trees have naturally fallen too, over the winter.

2018-05-09 church a

Lots of rain, making things gray and soggy.

2018-05-09 church e

Tulips by a stone bench.

2018-05-09 church c

A beautiful flowering tree.

2018-05-09 church d

A brief rainbow over a church parking lot.

 

 

 

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Then Out Came The Sun…

2018-01-19 animal tracks and snow waves f

It’s still winter, but we have sunshine and the snow has been melting!

2018-01-17 sun snow and swing a

Looking out the window, I can see the snow on the swing melting.

2018-01-19 animal tracks and snow waves b

The wavy snow in the yard has some sort of animal tracks going through it.

2018-01-19 animal tracks in snow c

In fact, it looks like a couple critters have been through.

2018-01-18 sunshine on ice-glazed rock

Time for a walk. The rock by the front door is covered with an icy glaze that is melting in the sunshine.

2018-01-19 duck pond and snow

The duck pond is still empty and silent.

2018-01-19 duck pond and reeds

The reeds along the edge of the pond are dead and brown.

2018-01-19 pine trees and sunshine

The pine trees stand tall and proud in the blaze of the brilliant sun.

2018-01-19 pine tree close-up

A lone pine cone, waiting for winter to end.

As long as the sun shines, I know that winter will end and spring will come again.