The forest quiet, bleeding hearts and trillium in bloom, belie the drama in the woods. Snakes hunt silently. A coyote is stalking the chickens. The forest floor is littered with trees recent storms have toppled.
This year’s cherry blossoms have turned to snow. It’s been mostly cool, cloudy, and wet since they first bloomed the end of March, but the forecast is for days and days and days of sunshine just around the corner.
Very protective Daisy has kept her chicks in the chicken yard since they hatched. With it being so cool and wet, it’s a wise parenting decision.