Sunday, April 19, 2009

More signs that things are alive

Anyone ever read in The Secret Garden where Dickon is showing Mary the garden isn't really all dead, just dormant for the winter--"it's quick" he says, not as in fast but as in ALIVE?

That's what I've been feeling the past few days!

There's a crab-apple tree in the yard that seemed a bit creaky. Only a few weeks ago, there was no sign of life and I was trying to figure out which of the boughs would have some life and which were already too far gone. The joke was on me, look at it now:
In other fun news, get a load of this:
That little bitty bud is going to be a lilac bloom--how's that for incredible!

Happy, happy spring!

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