We’re here in April, and there’s still quite a bit of snow on the ground. The days have been warm enough to start melting the snow, but the cold nights and occasional snow showers have hampered the quick onset of spring. Pico and I went for a last ski down the railroad tracks near a friend’s house the other day, but now the snowshoes and skis are stashed, and unless something crazy happens with the weather, I think it’s time to call it a season.
A couple of weeks ago, it was so warm that we got our first taste of mud season. Now, for those of you who don’t know, mud season in a semi-official time of year between winter and spring. Mud season is not something that is well celebrated, but in some ways, it can be the best time of the year. » Continue Reading.