Spring clean-up is underway. As far as we can tell only one tiny square foot of ice remains unmelted. It is right be the house and gets only morning sun.
The squirrels are up from Winter. They have been checking the sunflower seeds. Young Melvin seems to have shown up, but has been joined by Mr. and Mrs. Phil. The birds are sketchy, but starting to explore the sunflowers. For a few minutes one hoard of tiny sparrows searched the ground for some nosh.
The leaves have been blown off the septic tank and drain field area. Chances seem remote of severely low temperatures.