1. Tonight’s sunset
2. Tonight’s sunset, a slightly different view
3. Uh…why is there a flower on the crab apple tree? Is it overly pessimistic to think that this is a death knell?
4. On that token, I wonder if it’s normal to keep producing new leaves long after you’ve leafed out. Like this one. Quick, someone find me a plant physiologist. Or a phenologist. Are phenologists a thing?
5. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hold the phone, Mabel. Is this the love-in-the-mist I sowed about a month and a half ago, finally gracing us with its presence on the western side of the crab apple tree? This calls for a celebration. I’d long since given up hope on it.