Cold and quiet

The garden has been rather quiet lately. The light was very bright Saturday under sunshine and clear skies and I felt like drawing.

The yard will not look like this much longer. The forecast for Sunday is freezing rain turning to just rain in the afternoon as a low pressure system moves through our area. We'll see lots of melting and possibly localized flooding .

So far the winter in the Great Lakes region has provided lots of variety and one certainty: higher than normal precipitation (of all types). The spring runoff this year may help raise the water levels in lakes Michigan, Erie and Ontario.

For a post on those levels, see the item in November entitled Why is the water dropping in the Great Lakes? The link is here.

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