Spring Time in the Ozarks

Spring continues to unfold and the woods where I live and work have transformed from a landscape of brown and gray to vibrant greens in all shades with a little purple thrown in from the last of the Red Bud blooms and the wild Phlox. When in the woods I become more aware of sound, shape, color and the relationship between all of these elements. Hearing a rustling in the leaves brings my attention to a tiny snake sunning on a bed of leaves. The shape of his body and the color