Springtime in the backyard with Nora and Peanut, her beloved guinea pig

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365 Project – 117: Signs of spring on the Olympic Peninsula…White Creek – Port Angeles, WA (April 27, 2013)

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Trillium…always my first official sign of spring on the Olympic Peninsula 🙂

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Bleeding hearts

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The trails behind our house…I love our outdoor playground!

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Isn’t that big stump awesome?!

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Red flowering currant

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Paco loves it when White Creek is flowing 🙂

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White Creek in the springtime

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Looking up into our forest canopy. Do you see the heart?

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Looking for the heart through the trees 🙂

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Me crossing White Creek 🙂

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Young stinging nettles…we eat these around here. Boil ’em, steam ’em, saute’ ’em, the nettles dissolve and you end up with a tasty green rich with iron. Just make sure to harvest them with thick gloves!!

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A dandelion globe…not sure if that’s what it’s called but, that’s what I see! 😉