TODAY'S PHOTO -
This mixed pot of tulips, from which the pink bud
was photographed a day earlier, is the last of the
tulips that I will show this week.
It brings wishes for continued openings and a happy
Please note the memories and "Scents of Spring"
discussion/query below, after LAST ISSUE COMMENTS.
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READER COMMENTS ON THE LAST ISSUE - Issue
" It's strange that you mention the Tulip
looking like it's nestled "in it's womb".
Before I read your description, I was thinking that
the bud looked like a baby vagina or "womb".
What a beautiful photo. The photo has the essence
of pure innocence
is particularly wonderful with all the hope it brings
of an "opening up". Let us pray that there
is an "opening up" in the research on
"Tulips have always been one of my favorite
flowers. As a child walking to school in the springtime,
I would silently admire them. We had Lillies of
the Valley growing on our small lawn and so I would
think only the rich people had tulips."
Interesting... to me Lilies of the Valley, though
not a childhood memory, evoke memories of short-lived,
wonderful aromas. As I think about them, with the
"White Coral Bells upon a slender stalk..."
refrain humming in my head, I'm reminded of many
of the Scents and Colors of Spring that are not
particularly evident in our almost seasonless climate
here in Florida.
Yellow is the predominant color that stays with
me - forsythia, daffodils, willow tree leaves starting
to open AND the returning dandelions!
What are the Scents and Colors that you are now
experiencing as Spring bursts forth in your area?
What memories do you have? Perhaps you'd like to
share one with a family member or friend who experienced
that time with you. For fun, compare. Was their
experience the same as yours, such as the one related
above, thinking that "only the rich people
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