It snowed on my lilacs!
I woke up this morning to find snow. It’s spring. My lilacs are in full, fragrant bloom. AND there is snow all over them. Snow ruins the lilac flowers. Yep! Freezes them to a lovely purple mush. No rich uplifting fragrance that fills the air with wonder. No clusters of gorgeous purple beauty shining in the sun. It’s just limp, flopping, debilitated flowers frozen by the snow. There’s nothing I can do to revive them, make them bloom or perk them up.
I am always excited about spring.
Seeing the new blooms, the fresh leaves and the blossoms on the trees inspires me completely. And lilacs are one of my favorites. So, when I went out two days ago and snapped some pics of the blooms, (see photo below) I expected to go out today, when there were more, and strategically cut some for vases in my home. I imagined the fragrance and beauty filling my house with joy. Continue reading