x-ray of a tulip
photo: brendan fitzpatrick

Yesterday was the first day of spring. We were wandering around in the strangely warm weather, enjoying pure spring, not realizing that it was, technically the first day, until evening. X-rays of flowers by Brendan Fitzpatrick made us think of it.

Daffodils and tulips are up. Cherry trees are in bloom. We found this haiku by Isa: a gift.

Cherry trees:
Contemplating their beauty,
Strangers are like friends. 

X-ray flowers via BoingBoing; Haiku via the lovely book Zen Art for Meditation

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