i am still playing with my rock collections. i hope you aren’t sick of rocks yet. these round and egg shaped speckled rocks are among my favorites–i love how they look solid and petrified on one hand, yet delicate enough to shatter like eggs.
lake superior beach rocks, minnesota
but this little bit of vegetation breaking free from icy fingers reminds me that the days are getting longer and spring will slowly win its long war of attrition with winter.
saint paul, minnesota
my artist friends rosa kittsteiner and brad royce came by for a visit today. my rocks were sitting out to be photographed, so i invited rosa to make the arrangement. didn’t she do a great job? i love the design.
lake superior beach rocks, grand marais, minnesota
it grows abundantly in thickets along the edges of rice creek where I walk my puggle. steve calls it river willow, although i think it may be better called longleaf willow or sandbar willow. if an of you recognize it, i would love your help identifying it.
rice creek regional trail, saint paul, minnesota