A frosty day dawned, making me forget all the tiny signs of spring from the past week - the migrating Loggerhead Shrike, the drumming woodpeckers, and a warm day. They felt like ancient history.
This morning, my chocolate sweetie porpoised through deep snow, made almost bottomless for her over this weekend.
Using a wildlife camera, I discovered one of the 'secret passages' used by coyotes to move to and fro our clearing. He chose to move through deep powder!
Winter rules here in the mountains. But, we're a tough and crazy bunch who embrace it!