Here are a few mementos from March 20 that I've been looking at often the last few days. They remind me that the recent return to wintry temperatures is nothing more than a dip in the road as the year moves inexorably towards summer.
(Do you recognize her? I think she's an Eastern Towhee.)
(Both 'peckers snobbily ignored the lowly tree rat in the background.)
These were in an area that gets very little sun.
(Despite their proximity, they failed to fool me.)
(Somehow I managed to escape their clutches.)