What better way to enjoy the scents and colors of spring than being outside? With rain in the forecast for several days to come, we chose Saturday for an outing. The temperature warmed to upper 70s by mid-day, but the morning was fresh. Clouds and sunlight played in the sky, elbowing each other for position.
A friend suggested we check out this county park located in Cedar County, Iowa. Here is a link to a Google map if you want to explore. In the map link, we parked in the small lot just left of the road. We got out and started walking west.
There were no other cars in the lot and no signs of others in the area. It looked like we’d have the place to ourselves. That thought was banished, though, just after we stepped onto the path. Two red-headed woodpeckers chased through…
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