Thunderstorms yesterday with hail and a tornado warning, this morning the rain turned to sloppy snow, maybe two inches so far. There has been .83 inches of rain since yesterday. I gave Gil a home weather station for Christmas and we've had such dorky fun with it, getting excited over the winter for high wind speeds and low wind chills. The rain gauge doesn't work well for snow, it sits on top instead of going down the drain thing, but sticking a ruler in it works best anyway. Bring on the spring storms!
Last weekend, the earliest wildflowers were blooming.
Sometimes it's called wind flower or prairie smoke, downy hairs on the leaves and stem make it glow like mist.
Hello, handsome! He had little antler sprouts and sat on the very top of the hill.
bumblebee on yellow banner
Does rest in beds of tall dry grass, tender new grass to eat in the field nearby. This is springtime, gentle and sweet.
I thought it was high time that I painted the state flower of Colorado, Aquilegia caerulea, Colorado Blue Columbine.
Posing on a rocky hillside, she gathered a bouquet of tiny alpine forget-me-not on top of the mountain.
Have a beautiful weekend~