Her majesty Queen Crocus has arrived:
Little white flowers peek through the bricks. Queen Crocus starts to get sleepy and closes up about an hour or so later. Isn't it amazing how flowers actually MOVE throughout the day. I never realized just how animated plants and flowers are until I saw Louie Schwartzberg's "Flowers -- Moving Art".
You know Spring has come not just by the arrival of flowers but also that feeling of the warm air brushing by your cheekbones. The smell of the earth thawing. The streams of melted frost running down the streets.
Cattail fluff by the Lake and Mother Mary in her flowering garden:
Budding branches by the Lake:
The Easter decorations are out!
Even Cleopatra is getting her Spring fling on: