Emerging

I love winter, but I know that many (maybe most) people don’t. So for those of you longing for Spring, it’s beginning to emerge…

The gift of springtime

“A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace.” (David Steindl-Rast)

Sheltered

After days and days of rain there finally was sunshine today, although there also were high winds.  Everything is battered and sodden, including newly emerging plants. However, one crocus plant protected by a small rock ledge withstood the heavy downpours…   The crocuses that weren’t sheltered look a little worse for wear…

“The crocuses were first”

From The Crocuses By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper They heard the South wind sighing A murmur of the rain; And they knew that Earth was longing To see them all again… And the sunbeams gave them welcome. As did the morning air And scattered o’er their simple robes Rich tints of beauty rare. Soon a host…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Purple

The crocuses are still blooming, but snow is in the forecast for next Tuesday here in North Georgia. To participate in Cee’s challenge or to view more purple images, see http://ceenphotography.com/2014/03/18/cees-fun-foto-challenge-the-color-purple/    Related articles Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Purple is the Colour of Easter in Guatemala Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Purple cee’s fun foto…