It's still warm here and very humid! Seeing the news about the ice storm and the extreme cold up north makes me glad I'm here. The long term weather report doesn't show anything but warm weather in the near future, with high chances for rain.
There were two red admirals flitting around my gravel road today, enjoying the sunshine. Here's a picture of one that perched roadside -
There must be something about the gravel that sustains red admirals, since there is always one (now two) flitting around it. I don't know if this is the same individual in the other picture or the second one -