Monthly Archives: April 2013

Purple

My favorite color in different is showing up in all sorts of places. Advertisements

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Spring Sneaks Indoors

It seems that spring has decided to come inside as well. The peace lily is blooming.

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What a Day

Spring has sprung indeed, and that left us with a mess in the wildflower garden. Grass, last year’s dried out growth, dandelions, and more grass. I enlisted my number one weeding partner and we set to work. Almost two hours … Continue reading

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Cold Morning

Believe it or not, frost this morning. Etching little hearts into the frozen stalks. Even the dew drops frozen in place.

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See What I Mean?

Even on a getting colder by the minute, gray, rainy day, there’s a magic glow bringing hope and joy. By evening, it remained cold but cleared up, the beautiful rising moon in the sunset.

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Obsession

I know, I know. I’m obsessed with redbuds. I can’t help myself. When I moved east, living in Pennsylvania at the time, I was captivated by the bright spots of purple in the spring forests. Magical! The eastern redbud fast … Continue reading

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Evening

Just another night in the ‘burbs.

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Hardy

Even though it was cold over the past two nights, and the frost took a bite out of the magnolia blossoms, the redbuds and my crab apple are hardy. The weeping redbud is starting to bloom, yay! I was surprised … Continue reading

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Blowing in the Wind

I wish I could show you the line of redbuds in my backyard. They are so filled with buds this year and I hope that the cold front moving through doesn’t knock them down so they don’t bloom. Because of … Continue reading

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A Day Later

and look how the magnolia has opened up. Out front, we’re discovering the variety of tuplips, each bud opening like finding another treasure.

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