Monthly Archives: April 2018

Pear Dreams and Such

Pear blossoms spark dreams of ripe, crisp pears. These pears have pink stamens, these do not. It’s a blustery morning, the wind blowing flurries of cherry blossoms through the air. The hostas are poking out of the ground, sending purple … Continue reading

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Life’s Rhythms – Not Forgotten

At times it seems like nature has forgotten to keep spring moving along. We’re stuck with cool, drizzly days that should be getting warmer, only they’re not. All it takes is a venture into the woods to see that life’s … Continue reading

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Mankai – 満開 – Full Bloom

The definition for when a cherry tree is in full bloom is when 80% of the blossoms are open. We’ve have reached that stage here, and with the cool, cloudy weather, the tree is staying in full bloom day after … Continue reading

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