The weather is beautiful, the earth is stirring, the minnows are swimming laps up and down the creek. All the trees are in various stages of budding out, and this evening Alex and I went down to the woods to throw the first rocks of the spring in the water. We added one stick and three rocks to our collection in the rotting log, and dug the first weeds out from around the tulips and the daffodils and the irises.
And when I came back in the house, it was to find this, which just had to be shared:
And as long as I’m sharing, here’s one of Alex: