Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Bloomin' springtime

At last!

In springtime, the only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding;
Sweet lovers love the spring.

— William Shakespeare


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, happy spring indeed! Isn't it the best time of year?Gorgeous photos, what is the flower in the bottom one?

5/13/2008 7:51 AM  
Blogger MB said...

M-L, it's my favorite season. The bottom photo is of a redbud tree.

5/13/2008 8:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've decreed that dandelions are the new sunflowers. Or the sunflowers of spring, at the very least.


5/13/2008 9:01 AM  
Blogger Dale said...

better than sunflowers, even, because they don't become weary of time :->

5/13/2008 9:49 AM  
Blogger Mireille said...

Beautiful sprigtime photos...I like the apple tree flowers, but I never seen the redbud tree and it's looks like a sweet pea...
Have a nice day...

5/13/2008 12:46 PM  
Blogger Sky said...

thanks for such a delightful message, both in word and image. spring is such a joyous time...life begins to bubble everywhere; and i am renewed in my own energy as i gaze upon such beauty.

5/13/2008 3:40 PM  
Blogger mermaid said...

Alas! Rebirth!

5/13/2008 4:38 PM  
Blogger Zhoen said...

The Flowers that Bloom in the Spring, tra-la,
Have nothing to do with the case...

Sorry, a bit of Gilbert and Sullivan.

5/13/2008 4:39 PM  
Blogger leslee said...

Yay! It's spring grand? :-)

5/13/2008 6:10 PM  
Blogger Ruahines said...

Kia ora MB,
Such an interesting and lovely contrast for me as we here are moving into winter with its more muted greens and heaviness that seems to settle over the landscape. Of course in the mountains that merely adds to the remote beauty. My favourite is the dandelions, reminds me of the lightness, and possibilities, we feel in spring. Kia ora MB!
Ka kite ano,

5/13/2008 7:42 PM  
Blogger alan said...

Happy that spring has finally found you! Here, we have green, we are mowing, but the cool is lingering surprisingly long! I fear the pendulum swinging the other way!


5/14/2008 10:32 AM  
Blogger pohanginapete said...

These photos have such a strong feel of spring about them. As Robb, says, it's such a contrast to here; although we've just had a magnificent day, as soon as the sun went down the chill rose from the ground and crept out from under the hedges and sheds. Frost's not far off, I think.

5/14/2008 10:58 PM  
Blogger MB said...

rr & Dale, indeed, they bear the clock very well! ;-)

Mireille, I had not made the association before but you are right!

Robb, it makes a poignant contrast, doesn't it.

Pete, I am happy you had that response to them. Stay warm.

All, thanks for visiting and joining in the celebration!

5/15/2008 7:14 AM  

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