SHOHOLA, PAThe deer and black bears that cavort in her backyard are like outside pets for Tammy Worzel. She and her husband Don keep a photo album of the cubs antics, tree climbing, wrestling and chasing their mother about. After all, theyre practically neighbors, since the bears den is only stones throw from the Worzel home.
On the eve of the vernal equinox, a hike in Promised Land State Park in Pennsylvania produced several images of the lingering beauty still present in the winter forest. Before assuming the headlong rush into spring, take time to savor a backward glance at the passing seasons retreat.