Sunday, May 5, 2013
Winter will just not leave this year, it just keeps lingering on and on and on...
As of May 4th, there was still a pile of lake ice on the shore and you can hear it creaking and moving in the sun.
The texture of the ice has changed; it's very crystalline and brittle.
The slightest tap, and it breaks into shards.
There are a few signs of spring in the woods, despite the snow which is also lingering - new leaves pushing up and through the old:
Buds, waiting for a bit of warmth to open:
And a few not willing to wait, open despite the cold: