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Friday, April 19, 2013
I know you probably get sick of hearing me complain
about our slow spring this year...
but I gotta VENT!
Today, April 19th we are in the middle of yet ANOTHER blizzard, folks!
And, we have not had the pleasure of ANY of this past winter's snow
even melting yet...
so that means we have YET to see bare ground since last OCTOBER!!!
Count them: 7 months (going on EIGHT) with all white on our ground.
Luckily in a week, I am heading to another tropical vacation to get away from it!
My nephew is having a destination wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
I can't TELL you how badly I need to be at the beach for a week.
So, today, again....I will delve back into my files from last April/May
to remember what real spring is like.
My only hope is that by the time we get back the snow will have melted during our absence!
Last Spring's images:
Yellow trout lily:
Ogemaw Falls in Baraga County, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, early spring:
New spring growth:
Side falls in early spring next to Ogemaw Falls:
Side view of Ogemaw Falls:
Little side falls between the mossy rocks:
I so look forward to getting out into our woods again
and finding the spring wildflowers
high flowing waterfalls!
Hope with me that by the second week in May
we thaw out enough
here for us to do so!
I love this part of the country with ALL my heart, but I am getting
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- I retired in June 2008 and started my blog in November 2008. I worked at several jobs as a Registered Nurse prior to retirement. I LOVE being retired! Blogging has offered me a whole new venue to start writing again and to share new hobbies such as gardening, birdwatching and sharing my nature photography. If you like my blog, PLEASE click on "follow this blog". Having a lot of followers reading my blog gives me incentive to continue to do photography and to continue to write. I also LOVE comments, so I encourage you to leave me a comment after you read my posts. Thanks everyone, for taking the time to read me!!
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