Run Off and Then Some

image of farm field under spring run off
Slowly, but slowly, the spring air is warming and the sun is melting the snow away.

image of farm field under spring run off
Quickly, but quickly, the run off water is rushing off to the lakes and seas.

image of farm field under spring run off
The fields that two weeks ago were under deep ice and snow are muddy and waterlogged.

image of farm field under spring run offThe little creek that was trickling under the ice is wide and rushing.

image of farm field under spring run off
This is that same creek from the road side, two weeks ago under ice, and now, it’s banks fairly busting.

image of farm field under spring run off
And here, looking across the other side of the road, it’s hard to tell where the creek stops and the field begins.

Much like this year, it’s been hard to tell when winter stops and spring begins.

Eventually all of the snow will be gone. Surely.

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