The Siberian elms are flowering (I know, the photo is terrible. They're high up; I'm short.) This is the first step that will lead to me pulling tons of tiny elm seedlings from all over my yard later this year. Yea.
Cornelian cherry dogwood flowers have bees buzzing all around them -- I managed to get one in a picture!
And, at some point recently, the "pine" tree (it's not a pine but all the kids call it one, I believe it's a spruce) at the old homestead nearby has fallen over. This large tree marked the site of the front yard of an old farmhouse that was razed in the 70's. The tree was a favorite of students, so it's sad to see it fallen! RIP, spruce/pine tree.