"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls;
the most massive characters are seared with scars."
— Khalil Gibran

bradford pear tree

a cell phone shot of a bradford pear in full bloom in our neighborhood

loropetalum peeks out behind the forsythia

{thinking of the people of japan today}

Daffodils bursting with lemony yellows, pear trees with ornamental flowers in titanium white, red bud trees in pinky-purple, purple plum trees in pastel pink, loropetalum flowing in quinacridone magenta, forsythia overflowing with vivid cadmium yellow. Spring in North Texas.