But exploring must be done, because pretty things lurk even under the cloudy skies, next to overflowing waterways, and along rain-damaged trails. And sometimes the sun comes out too!
|turkey tail fungus|
|my favorite orange friend|
|newt, time to move on|
The trails have been hard hit this winter, I took a hike to see if one major trail had been cleared, and the trail crews had been hard at work!
|way above the river|
|yeah for trail crews!|
|Darkling beetle better get off the trail!|
|ever get the feeling you're being watched?|
|not all is soft and pretty: spiky but still lovely|
After the drought, and epic rainfall, all the plants are so green, colorful and alive. It seems like it has taken so long to reach Spring this year, but finally nature is exploding all over. I think it is time to celebrate.
|found, not made! Trail emoticon|