Cold air from the north and west met up with our 80-degree spring day, producing powerful storms. Here’s what we saw this evening.
Yesterday was opening day for snake season in our part of the Arkansas Ouachita Mountains. This little ring-necked snake was just outside the front door when we got home from work.
What a difference a couple of weeks can make. The top photo is of part of the peach orchards at the U of Arkansas’ Fruit Research Station near Clarksville. The bottom photo was taken at another Clarksville orchard during the first week of April. Spring certainly showed his colors — and threw in a big fat bee too!
Keeping the palette tight for this challenge.
The colors of this week’s challenge:
The challenge mother page:
Ferns fronds are elegant, whether simply lobed or carved with more complexity. And they present themselves to the world in such a beautiful way, slowly unfurling into the filtered light of the forest floor.
Alternating stripes of water and dirt mark a field awaiting a crop in the Arkansas Delta along U.S. 165.