traffic jamsMy young trees would be eaten to the ground if we had more snow and colder temperatures. I love the stories the tracks in the snow tell. There’s hardly been any accumulating snow this winter, very unusual for being in a lake effect snow belt east of Lake Michigan. Feel free to click and enlarge the stories below. I made my own “carcass” to attract a little January excitement. I’m hoping to see a coyote. There’s nothing like a little wild life to spruce up a dark January in Michigan. My husband and I went camping most weekends while we were dating. I took advantage of living in non-bear country by throwing a little meat outside our tent for kicks. He never was a fan of my camping antics. When the snow is deeper white-tailed deer prints have long drag marks connecting their hoof prints.