blossom

May 29, 2023

It’s May, when concrete streets are coated in petals. Wisteria. Wild Crab Apple blossoms. Tiny white Spirea flowers. How often do we have the privilege of walking on flower petals? This morning’s gust of intense wind whipped up every chestnut flower in sight. As my children and I stood at the intersection of Dupont and Davenport, it literally felt like it was raining petals. I resisted the urge to pull out my phone and video the whole wild scene. Some things are better experienced with the eyes. Here’s the Horse Chestnut Tree through Van Gogh’s eyes.

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