Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

When trees fall in the forest, plenty land upon the roads

Welcome to spring in the Olympics

 

Mark Woytowich

Hank Robinson cuts into downed limbs across the Hamma Hamma Recreation Road.

Here comes the seasonal thaw: when winter unlocks and pours into spring.

For some of us house dwellers, spring is reduced to words in poems you once read as a kid; "Flower, bloom, warmth, sun," all those English sonnets on heather and yore, sweet Canterbury flavored words.

Sadly, these same house dwellers satisfy themselves when Channel 5 shows them two minutes of tulips. Rarely will they go outside to see what spring really is.

Too bad for them. For spring will slap your face like a flying icicle if you go up the Hamma Hamma right now.

Thar she blew

Let's sta...



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