Delicate buds are hitting their stride.
Hardy and colorful rhododendrons anticipate the coming of spring.
It’s that time of year when things are less obviously ‘photogenic’ to me. Yet if I look closely enough, which seems to be my preferred way to photograph, the sweetness of the smallest parts of nature makes me smile.
Good thing in a small package.
The many ironies were not lost on me as I stopped my speedy car to make this photo.
This long-standing fence post has managed to accumulate quite the mossy cap.
Bits of lichen hang out on an apple tree branch as winter trudges on. Hopefully animals are snacking on little morsels like these, that are still available for them this time of year.