Here in Western Massachusetts, Winter often stretched far beyond meteorological Spring. We’ve had three Nor’Easters since the beginning of March and there is already talk of fourth hitting us early next week. That’s why the Smith College Spring Bulb Show at the Lyman Plant House is so very important to our community – at a time in which you truly feel like you could not possibly take one more flake of snow, you can stroll through their rows of flowers and get that one last fix that will drown out the last throws of Winter.
I only wish that photos could convey smells! Maybe someday soon with 3D Smelling Technology/
The color palette was beautifully monochromatic.
Best of all though was this Girl who is the living embodiment of everything that I am:
I am the girl with her nose in the flowers. And if you spend enough time around me, you will have your nose in the flowers, too.
It is my gift to the world.
She had a companion who sat on the opposite side of one long row of flowers from her:
In a way, being a photographer is an exercise in chasing the light. Even more than the tulips, the angle of the light shining through the greenhouse windows reassures me that Spring is coming.
I think we all needed the reminder.