That's a nice half-full glass perspective!
I'm intrigued by these morels. I haven't eaten any myself, but I've seen a few on my hiking trips. As a fungus, I imagine moisture is a friend of the morel.
When is your morel season up there? Around here, I hear of people looking for them in early March. They're really serious about their hunting expeditions. The newspaper article I read a while back made it sound like some real characters were into this...sounds like the next reality TV show!
I'm with you on the grey spring weather. We may not be as cold as you, but it has been raining a lot down here. My weekend paddling trip got washed out by the tropical storm...WAY too early for that in my book.
"His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them....Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart…”. -----William Golding