Who’s is The Wiser?

islandYesterday winter seemed close. But here, in this ocean-side forest the ground plants act like it is spring. The sorrels retain their green and some sport red berries. The ferns are still in summer colors. Most surprising are the skunk cabbage plants that send up new, spear-like shoots through recently died back growth. Which are wiser, the mountain muskeg plants already hunkered down for winter, or these forest guys?forest

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