The crocuses are up! These are the prairie crocuses, our first signs of life each spring. These are up on the Midnight Dome. In some pictures you’ll see the Yukon River and Dawson City in the distance, down below. A week ago these were tiny nubs just barely poking through the ground!

Here’s the YouTube video I made of the hours waiting and watching the Yukon River for break-up back on May 9th. Warning: it is 30 minutes, and you’ll get a great ride along of the experience, but you won’t get the final break-up moment: