Thursday, May 28, 2009

Take time to smell the flowers

Spring is my favorite time of year. Although the East Bay doesn't have traditional seasons there are still plants that flower now and at no other time. The almost overwhelming scent of jasmine wafting throughout my house; the delicate smell of peonies on the other side of the yard. Deep greens, crisp whites, pink, red, purple and all shades in-between.

As I sit in my favorite knitting/reading/tv watching spot I only have to turn my head to the right to see this glorious sight:

A few feet across the yard I get close-up views like this:

Only one problem with spring: a-a-a-CHOO!

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