May 8th Surprise

There is something special about opening the blinds after getting up and seeing something that was not in the forecast.



It’s welcomed because we need moisture, and this will melt quickly into the ground (unfortunately, some will evaporate).

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My joy was likely not shared by the tulips . . . 


All photos taken with the Samsung Note II, and processed with Snapseed and Pixl-r-Express. Click on photos for larger view.


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8 Responses to May 8th Surprise

  1. Beautiful. I especially like the flowers with the snow on them.


  2. AnnMarie says:

    I’m sure it’s a welcome surprise to you since lack of moisture is an issue, but if I opened the shades this morning in Chicagoland and saw snow, I’d be crying right now . . . fortunately, it’s a warm 72 right now.


  3. sandra getgood says:

    The pictures are stunning, I admit. But you’re right, the tulips look quite irritated by the snow, and I have to admit that I prefer April showers, even if they come in May. Fortunately, we are close enough to the coast that we are unlikely to get snow at this point….you are welcome to our share! Your enthusiasm… and your photographs….are, as always, enjoyable.


    • disperser says:

      Thank you. We still have a few weeks where we are as likely to get snow as rain. By June we’re relatively safe, although there have been years before I moved here where that was not the case.


  4. oneowner says:

    You didn’t put your snowblower away, did you?


    • disperser says:

      This was gone within hours, and you can see it did not take on the pavement . . . however, the snowblower does not get moved to the back of the garage until after Memorial Day.


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