Bare Branches

Tonight we walked the dogs by the river which runs through the valley.

Steep slopes on either side are closely treed but the branches are still stark and bare.

Looking at my blog entries from this time last year the branches were all bursting into life, so far this year there is nothing.

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We’ve had some rain so if the promised warmth comes things should change rapidly.
The fields have greened up in 72 hours.

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I did hear a discussion on the radio earlier today that said a cold Spring can often be the precursor to a hot Summer …

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