Sound of silence

I went looking for skunk cabbage in a small stream near my home. I didn't find any. I walked back to my house stopping for a moment to enjoy the sounds around me. The wind whooshed through the trees. I could feel the cold. I noticed the empty playground. My kids used to play here…

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Not yet

I was feeling stir crazy. I have not been outside the house since Wednesday. I bundled up and took a walk over to the stream in the forest behind the playground near my home. In the past, I had seen skunk cabbage, an indicator that spring has sprung, growing here. The air was cold and…

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