(The one with the dinosaurs? Yeah, that one.)
The tulips in their border gardens are amazing this year. I’ve taken dozens of pics during our daily strolls. I especially like this shot because, in that particular flower bed, one lone lavender tulip has braved the red masses on the edge of the green.
Hey, it ain’t easy being lavender.
Of course, the color makes it stand out all the more, so he’s the one you notice out of all those flowers. Bet he never guessed that would happen when he was just a bulb….back when the red tulips wouldn’t let him play their “raindrop games.”
God, I’m a goof.
But it’s funny how a simple flower can evoke such memories of childhood. Being different — by choice or by design — and staying the course regardless of peer pressure or outside influences. And sometimes it’s nothing more than where you were planted in the first place. (I’m kinda liking this whole floral metaphor…)
So, let’s get out there today, and get our bloom on!