On a cold and dreary spring day, I went out looking for some color. I did find some… indoors (in the conservatory at Olbrich Botanical Gardens).
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Saw some snowdrops today, the first flowers I’ve seen outside this year.
Continue reading First blossoms
Caught this northern cardinal proudly singing away and claiming his territory. Another welcome sign of spring.
Another sign that spring is almost here.
Things are really starting to green up nicely. Summer is just around the bend.
Another welcome sign of spring.
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Scilla (or Siberian squill). One of my favorite spring flowers, I love the way its small blossoms can cover an entire area with blue.
I had every intention to go on a hike or bike ride today. Instead, on the nicest day we’ve had in a long time, I spent most of the afternoon doing yardwork. [insert eye-roll here] So after supper I talked myself into going on a sunset walk. Not a bad day after all.