Cold returns after a thaw, and snow is in the forecast, but spring shows forth nonetheless.
The lake is full and moving strongly under the ice
The waterfall comes alive in the increasing sunlight.
The spillway is clear of the winter’s detritus, and the water is a fast and steady stream.
Weeds are sprouting along the lakeside, getting an early foothold in the bank.
And, closer to home, the Camelia and the Hellebore know it is time. (Garden Variety)