And what a welcome counterpoint to the ugliness in our national psyche, revealing itself in recent campaign events.
First, a birthday cake for our friend Ginger on Thursday:
Then, on Saturday, a walk at the arboretum with Ginger, while Lisa prepared her surprise party. It was raining so we met few people along the way, and spring is unfurling.
Erigenia bulbosa (Harbinger of Spring)
Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)
Trillium sessile (Wake Robin)
Mertensia virginica (Bluebells)
Aesculus pavia (Red buckye, Hippocastanaceae- horse chestnut family)
Aquilegia canadensis (Columbine)
Tunnel spider web/entrance
Glade had been burned, but in a few weeks you won’t even know it.