Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Oh what a beautiful morning

This beautiful coral and white amaryllis was a Christmas gift that has given me so much pleasure...you can see why with that smiling flower face that looks like an angel at its centre.

In the beginning just after I planted it, two stalks began to rise. They grew to almost a foot and a half long and then buds began forming...eight of them. Goodness, I've never had an amaryllis with eight buds and eight beautiful flowers. Every day was a surprise to see what would happen next.

The sun is out today and it seemed a great time to post this cheery photograph - a promise of spring yes, but the gift of colour during long grey winter days seemed to be the best present of all.

May spring come soon, many of my neighbours, even if they ski, have said "It's been a long winter!" with snow nearly every day and leaden skies.

So all signs of spring, colour and heat are welcome. Today's sun included even if the temperatures are chilly. May sun fill your day today and bring a smile to your face!

1 comment:

  1. Now I am singing "Oh what a beautiful morning" loudly to my office LOL!

    Love the signs of spring and no one needs a few signs more than you :) Beautiful shot of a beautiful flower!