Easter: A demarcation of Bear Paw seasonsHowdy Beaver
March 28, 2002
Easter: A demarcation of Bear Paw seasons
One of our favorite times of year is Easter. In this land of such definite seasons, Easter always marks the change from a long winter to a time of spring, rebirth, and sowing the seeds for a harvest far away.
For some reason when we think of Easter, we think of old-timers who homesteaded in the beautiful Bear Paws. We can see young children going out to hillsides strewn with purple crocuses or pasqueflowers, picking them and bringing them in to a tired mother who, as she changes the flower pedals to dye, sends her children to the chicke...