I haven't managed much writing lately, but here a some photos from the last couple of days. Notice, first of all, how beautiful the leaves of the much vilified poison ivy can be. Then make note of the bright green Hepatica leaves. They are a promise of the coming spring. Through snow and ice, these leaves will endure through the winter and provide much needed energy for the plant in the spring.
Rainy Halloween morning—before the storms started blowing