Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fresh cuts

The first six stems were in full bloom yesterday, so I snipped them right off the bush and brought them inside.

I can't believe it's mid-May already.  If I had to pick a favorite month, it would be a toss-up between May and October. It's hard to beat May: warm enough for lighter clothing, but not so sweltering that make up drips off your face ten minutes after you put it on; everything is really, really full and green with no hint of yellowy-August burn out; birds sing all day without interruption from the obnoxious cicadas.  It's a good month. I wish it would slow down a little.


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Jess said...

I can't get over how beautiful these are! The ones you gave me are gooorrgeous!! Even Matt comments on them, and if a boy comments on it, you know they must be pretty!