Don't get me wrong- it's still winter, and our heaviest snows often come in March, if they don't come in April. I remember one year with measurable snow in May. We are not digging our shorts out yet. But, it is thawing.
And now that the thaw has begun, after a winter with a whole lot of snow, Creek Watching has become a Taylor Pastime. So as a baseline comparison, this is what the oxbow looked like yesterday afternoon: