Perhaps it is because after a harsh, bitter cold and gloomy winter, we all welcome the warmth and the sunny days spring brings.
I love and enjoy spring time. My favorite thing to do is to go out for walks in my neighborhood and watch nature unfold its beauty. I have my favorite trees and yards that I watch regularly.
|My cat among our daffodils. He tries to disguise himself in the hopes of catching a bird.|
In my area the roll out of spring is most obvious when the magnolia trees and the crocus bulbs bloom, followed by the many varieties of cherry trees with their beautiful blossoms. The daffodils along with the forsythia bushes bring a beautiful yellow and the ornamental pear trees with their white flowers bring a snowy white look to the trees, this is where we are now, coming next are the tulips and much more.
One thing I really enjoy about spring is the cherry blossom festival in Washington D.C., the view around the tidal basin is spectacular, but the cherry trees around my neighborhood and in my front yard are just as beautiful this year.
A few springs ago, while not fully awake I gazed out my bedroom window and for a moment I thought it had snowed as it all appeared white outside! Slowly the brain woke up and I realized that it was not possible, was late April; it was just our cherry trees in full bloom.
As the blossoms pass their peak, I love to experience the shower of petals that happens when the gentle breezes shake the trees allowing them to fall in what seems like snow, but instead it is all petals. It is most lovely!
It is during the spring and the fall when I find myself thinking how beautiful our planet is and how lucky I am to enjoy it in my walks through my neighborhood.
Spring is not over for us yet, nature still has more wonders to show. I look forward to see it all, I shall bask my eyes in this beauty and I hope you do too in your area.
To you reading this blog, I thank you and I wish you a Fabulous and Wondrous spring time.
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