Spring here this year has been outstanding. Even now the dogwoods and rhododendrons are holding on.
In contrast to last year when just after the buds began appearing, a cold snap killed off most of them, blunting the impact of that extra lift you normally get from the season.
This year everything is showing off. Some flowers seem to be blooming three times over.
Finn has been climbing trees more and more lately with his buddies. On a recent morning he was determined to conquer one tree in particular that was in full bloom.
He had his eye on a specific branch. Bracing and balancing precariously he finally reached it. Grabbing a blossom he pulled it to his face.
After examining it for a second, he buried his nose in the petals and took a long deep breath.
“Mmmm Daffodils,” he said.
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