Spring Photo Essay – 2017

By Jelane A. Kennedy

Spring sprung 10 days ago but here in the Northeast it still feels as though winter is trying to keep it’s icy grip!!

Although the light is at a new angle, at times when I got out in the morning it feels like we are just starting winter. The good news is the calendar says it is the end of March and that means April flowers will be showing up soon. As I look in our garden I am beginning to see the heroic tulips busting up through the snow.

Most of the photos that I’m sharing are from after the March 2017 blizzard.

But I’ll start with a photo taken this February after my truck was out one night and as I went to work this was what I found.

My truck after I made it to work with a truck bed of snow. Photo by Jelane A. Kennedy

After the blizzard and the roads were clear, Eileen and I headed to Thacher Park  for some snowshoeing. This year we had more snow than last but it came in spurts with lots of melting between so we did not get to snowshoe much.

Eileen at Paint Mine, the snow plowed high.

Eileen captured this great set of tracks in the snow.

Tracking the wild. Photo by Eileen A. McFerran

The last of the snow up at Pyramid Lake, catching the reflection off the river.

The river in melt. Photo by Jelane A. Kennedy

Eileen dressed in her trapper hat by Pyramid Lake.

Are you sure it’s Spring? Eileen at Pyramid Lake. Photo by Jelane A. Kennedy

Happy Spring!

(c) 2017 Jelane A. Kennedy & Eileen A. McFerran

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2 Responses to Spring Photo Essay – 2017

  1. artsenclave says:

    It’s gonna be like in Bambi when the snow melts and all the little creatures come out (with music playing). Just wait!

  2. Ahhhh the beauty of a fresh blanket of snow and the joy of playing in it too.

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