Tonight for the first time we heard the spring peepers in Westbrook, Connecticut. This is about seven weeks before what would be normal in the Catskills; my guess is that it’s at least four weeks before normal for this area. Birds are returning as well. The animals may be wrong, but nature seems to be […]
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We have thirty inches of snow on the ground – more at higher elevations – and moving around is still slow and difficult, but the thaw has begun. For weeks I’ve seen almost no animal tracks anywhere but right along the bed of the creek, where the snow is less deep. But even after a […]
This is the first time I’ve seen wood on my front porch after months of snow and ice. The thaw begins.