Spring is late. The weather stays stormy and cold.
But it is coming.
There are about 9 redwing blackbirds hanging about. In other parts of the Chilcotin I have seen flocks of 150 but they don’t seem to think my place is best. When they are calm, they are fairly drab.
But when they have a fight……
Yesterday I walked by the rhubarb patch. There is still about a foot of snow on the ground but there has been a complete meltdown where I scattered the ashes.
The McClinchy river, which runs at the bottom of my property, is opening up.
And some of the willow species are showing lovely colour in their twigs.