LOOKING FOR TULIPS
One beautiful day early this week, I went looking for tulips in a part of town that usually has a nice display. Surprisingly, there were none--except for these two small patches.
Many other things captured my attention though, and kept spurring me on to walk a little further, and then a little further still. Before I knew it, I had walked twice as far as I thought I could.
Canada geese were out enjoying the sun, and I spotted a bird sitting on a fence, that might have been a mockingbird.
For a brief while the COVID-19 pandemic had slipped my mind, but these signs brought me back to earth.
The paved walkway through the little strip mall near my complex is lined with large stone planters full of colorful pansies. One, however, was brimming over with something different--a tangle of green onions that smelled so good. Hoping whoever planted them wouldn't mind, I picked two pieces off for my soup.
More pretty shrubs and flowers on the way home, dandelions galore, and a couple of snow ball bushes in my complex that I'd never noticed before.
In our couryard, I stopped to watch a squirrel digging up some snacks. I think I startled him.
The neighbor's cat was watching.