Saturday, March 20, 2010

Spring Thing 3

This little guy crawled out of where ever he was hibernating and was lying on the grass, unmoving and in need of a good shedding, soaking up the sun. Although his stripes are more murky-white than colorful right now, he's likely a Butler's garter snake, Thamnophis butleri.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Spring thing - 2

Ice and snow recede; the city workers are busy filling the potholes that spring up in spring, sending the sweet smell of asphalt through the air. Hey guys, you missed a few over here in the library parking lot.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Spring Thing - 1

Despite some remaining snow, the owner of this mailbox on Portage Ave. decided to get a jump on spring with plastic flowers.