The ice is all gone from the creek. By afternoon, spring was convincingly here again.
When Flossy and I got home, the onion skins I have been saving were whispering. I followed India Flint's directions for cold-bundling a silk scarf, using vinegar for mordant.
The tightly-wrapped bundle, ready to bag up.
Now the wait begins... India recommends at least one week, but I hope to leave it sitting longer, if I can stand the suspense!