Fairies Have Arrived!
I’ve been eagerly awaiting the emergence of the Fairy Slipper orchids that pop up here in May. I haven’t seen any—until today. It’s the only one. I’m afraid it’s too dry. We haven’t had any rain since the snow stopped falling. Drought conditions prevail over the West, and here the snowpack is below normal. I‘ll pray for some rain, for these incredible little sprites who only appear for a few days each year. They are easy to miss, they are so tiny: Can you see that little mage