and Mayapple hid its bloom under an umbrella of leaves,
while Stonecrop (small white flowers) clung to the place that gave it its name,
and a songster filled the air with melody. (Is this a red-wing blackbird? He had red-orange on his belly, it looks like, as well as on his shoulders. If not the red-wing blackbird, can anyone tell me who this is?--click the picture to get a larger view; sorry for the quality. I snapped in a hurry before he flew away.)
Everywhere there is evidence of past and current residents high in the trees that shade the bright flowers below.