Spring At Last.

1 1st greenAt last the spring has arrived with the first flush of spring green.  With warm weather forecast for over a week, the leafing out will happen fast.

2 aspensThis species of willow blooms now.  It has bright yellow blossoms.

3 willowBut although the temperature is warm, the sky is no longer blue.

3a clouds and mtThunder clouds built up.  We had a lightning storm, and even had a decent  rain! (for about an hour.)

4 green and cloudThe humming birds have been going crazy at the feeder.

6 hummer 1

7 hummer 2The rain, however, has come at a cost.  The lightning has already sparked off fires.  The evening light is filtered orange.

5 smoke lightEvery afternoon more thunder rumbles and I must shut down the computer system in case of a strike.  The blackflies are suddenly a real pest (but so far few mosquitos.)


IMG_3556And this morning smoke hid the mountains and filled our lungs with the acrid forest fire smell.  The sun rose blood red.

smoke sunrise



One thought on “Spring At Last.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge