Spring coming

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 IMG_4007party. It was raining so we met few people along the way, and spring is unfurling.

IMG_4023Erigenia bulbosa (Harbinger of Spring)

IMG_4021Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)

IMG_4020Trillium sessile (Wake Robin)

IMG_4027Mertensia virginica (Bluebells)

IMG_4012Aesculus 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.





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