The first flowers of spring arrived today along with a steady light rain.
As this daffodil unwraps over the next day or so, I’m sure the rest of the garden will follow suit.
Lilacs are the most perfect of buds, expertly wrapped in leathery veneer. Once the weather turns, they swell before our eyes, making kinetic the potential stored in them all winter.
I remember my mother cutting flowers from the lilac bush outside our back door, bouquets that spilled over a large snifter vase — the centerpiece of our dining room table. If I close my eyes, I can almost smell the memories.… Another season of potential