Thursday, February 26, 2009

Yet more snow...but a little spring too

From sunny skies at Alki Beach, to this:

Our poor hummingbirds:

I know this is nothing compared to what many parts of the country receive (I grew up near Buffalo), but it's been a lot of cold this year for Seattle.

But I know spring is coming. Just a couple of days ago I was walking at Discovery Park and the place smelled like the inside of a greenhouse, all wet and warm and green. And, it's only about 1 month until the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

So today, in anticipation and for inspiration, I spent some time with tulips.

Like this:

And this:

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