Awakening

We had a few days recently of sleet and ice blanketing everything , then several more days of above freezing temperatures and more rain. The ground is still a bit muddy but we are seeing signs of spring as green is appearing in the landscape and little spots of color pop up here and there.    If the occasional rain and warmer weather continues, I imagine we will have a wonderful wildflower display next month.

Green Moss going to seed in burn pile 1

Yellow Lichen closeup with sprouting seed

Peach blossom

Peach blossom

I have also been seeing birds in our yard that I have not encountered before.
These are Cedar Waxwings.

Flock cedar waxwings 3
Flock cedar waxwings 1