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A Patch of Blue

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Spring Trees

[pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-0BSPDeHPCAk/U1PYA8ArveI/AAAAAAAAD2Y/lE4N-9yOgQY/s144-c-o/IMG_20140418_151818.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#6004380238835596770″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140418_151818.jpg” ]Every spring one of my “favorite things” are the trees in bloom. This tree-lined drive way is one of those I watch. It’s a wonderful time of year! Hope springs eternal.

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Wildflowers in Spring

[pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-BZMvohYFTms/U0NbDhB8-4I/AAAAAAAADgM/ooS0vnc2sls/s144-c-o/IMG_20140407_163716.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#5999739244551928706″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140407_163716.jpg” ]There’s always joy when the first wild flowers are seen in spring! Soon, plantings will be safe from frost! It’s the time of year in Spokane that brings smiles to all gardeners.

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Spring’s Color

[pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-2Q4oOj2POfU/U0AQcMXEzXI/AAAAAAAADYw/CvKtiwjG-k4/s144-c-o/IMG_20140404_140504.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#5998812780197891442″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140404_140504.jpg” ]The blossoms on our early spring bushes are finally making an appearance. This was downtown, facing southwest. It’s one of the first to come alive!

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Spring Beauties

[pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/–Ipo0EGztq0/U0AQSrEsp3I/AAAAAAAADYk/M38Xs-rxKSk/s144-c-o/IMG_20140404_140605.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#5998812616643618674″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140404_140605.jpg” ]The daffodils are finally in bloom! These were in the side yard at Westminster Congregational Church downtown.

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Spring Flooding

[pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-aoaacREbLWc/UxvbhgrNJqI/AAAAAAAAC2k/A05ZfIODNt4/s144-c-o/IMG_20140306_145232.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#5988621498272523938″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140306_145232.jpg” ]Warmer weather has created some overflowing of the Spokane River. It’s hard to believe that last week at this time we were in the middle of snow storms and thinking spring would never arrive. … Continue reading

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It’s Spring Indoors

[pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-Z2JPve61zdo/UvGPMy3VMwI/AAAAAAAAB58/xCz7OPA1fWA/s144-c-o/IMG_20140204_165114.jpg” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/110908247169805179987/SpokanePics#5976715630472409858″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_20140204_165114.jpg” ]Cold outside–warm inside. These forced bulbs bring a bit of hope that spring will come. The Inland Northwest is definitely a picture of winter and we anxiously await when these bulbs will bloom in … Continue reading

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Bright Blooms at Dusk

Even at dusk the white blossoms on the trees were bright! It was a lovely evening for a walk. The trees are popping colors of pink, magenta, yellow and white.  Simply delightful!

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May Day 2012

It’s May Day! After looking all day for the traditions of the “May Pole” or the little basket of flowers on my doorstep I realized that this holiday was long ago forgotten. Well really now, wasn’t it fun dancing around the May … Continue reading

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Waiting for a new family

Sitting in the middle of beautiful spring blossoms is this charming little bird house. It just happens to be in the back yard of a home that will soon welcome a new family. How appropriate that the little house will … Continue reading

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