It’s amazing how quickly the weather changes around here. Earlier this week, we had a massive fall of new snow, followed by rain. By the end of the week, however, the snow had melted, and the temperature soared into the 20s. Last night we barbecued hamburgers on the back patio!
One of the consequences of a fast melt is that the rivers get very high. I jumped out of bed this morning, grabbed my camera and shot a few photos of the spring sights in and around Manotick. Enjoy!
These are crocuses sprouting in A.Y. Jackson Park, on the island.
A shot of Watson’s Mill, from the park.
Here’s a close up of the dam. The water is fairly bursting through.
A little downstream from the dam, you can still see the ferocious motion of the water.
Here’s a red-wing blackbird, heckling me from a tree while I was taking my photos.