Sunday, April 18, 2010

Just like having a baby

It's said that a mother forgets her miserable labor pains once she lays eyes on that little newborn. I think it's true (although maybe it isn't an instant forgetting, but rather more gradual over time). Otherwise, why would any sane woman willingly go back and do it all over again?! ;-)

This spring makes me think of that, in that the delightful weather we've been having lately has made the miserable winter we just came through seem only like a bad dream (okay, a nightmare), and it's nearly forgotten in the beauty of NOW.

I thought it might be June before the snow would be melted and the farmers would get back out into the fields again. But here we are mid-April, the snow is completely gone, and the farmers are indeed in the fields doing the planting already. Grandpa has planted many acres of corn the last few days.

The snowy white view from my sewing room window has now been replaced with a lovely green, plus a few other colors. Enjoy it with me.... (This time I enlarged them for you.)

Yes, Grace, I know... Roundup! :-) Already done. But it turned out to be such a clear, crisp picture that I had to post it.

(Fooled ya, didn't I? ;-) )

And very soon (tomorrow?) that lovely green is going to need mowing........


The Luedtke Family said...

That is one very lovely and near perfect dandelion! Totally worth framing and hanging somewhere. A beautiful picture of something not typically desired or treasured? The irony makes it fantastic.

JHRME said...

Mmm the green from the grass and the yellow from the "flower" make me think warm, sun, reading in the grass. Bliss.

live a colorful life said...

Beautiful pictures! Really beautiful.

Grandma G said...

Thank you all!

Maybe I'd like dandelions better if I framed that one???