The sun is slowly making its presence known.
Kinnikinnick Berries are
popping back out of the snow.
These berries have hung on all winter and will soon
drop after their new buds force last years fruit to fall.
Many birds have eaten these little berries through the long cold winter.
Even the pines are starting to look like they want
to shed old growth.
Here are some more kinnikinnick
plants making their way
out of their frozen winter homes.
Stellar Jay tracks are everywhere around my house.
They seem pretty busy trying to find some of their
old food caches.
Moose have visited and broken off the tops of trees.
These trees will sprout more branches this summer.
This little cabin has such a sweet little sign.
This sign was owned by a lady who lived along the river, she sold her berries
on a honor system.
I remember seeing this sign when I was a little girl.
She also sold poppies for a small price.
There is also a cook tent nearby.
Here is a peek inside. Kind of cute, complete with a little stove.
I can't wait for summer!
Soon shorebirds will be arriving in great numbers
on the Homer shores. (Over 100 miles away)
We have a small species that spends its summers on the lake shore.
Their numbers are small, but it's exciting to see a pair nesting
along the shoreline.
Do your stuff Sun!!!!