Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Time Warp

Unseasonable weather creates a time warp.  Are these the first floundering days of March? A rainy patch in October? Or the sort of chilly midsummer I remember being called blackberry winter?

Strawberry winter is more like it.

These are usually our jewel-tone days, the azaleas and iris overlapping, rhododendrons too. They, by the way, are doing well this year; they thrive on moisture. But the others haven't lived up to promise. They've been too busy staying alive.

I gave May a pass until we hit the double digits. But it's the 11th. Time to get with it, May. We need some warm weather, and we need it now!

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