Just Down the Street...
This little red pre-school sits on the corner of our street.
Often times, I'll see children wearing colorful raincoats and rain boots
walking under umbrellas with their parents.
It's fun to watch.
This day however, it wasn't the children's colorful rain gear
that caught my eye, instead it was the beautiful,
blooming crab apple trees that line the side of the building.
How lovely it was walking over to the school, with the sun
shining brightly and the blue sky peeking through the branches.
A soft breeze came, and a few petals fluttered down around me.
You know, I said "crab apple" but I actually don't know that for a fact,
they could be cherry I suppose.
There are so many trees blooming here I can't keep up!
Whatever they are, I am enjoying every minute of it!
Sometimes I'll just sit on our front step with my morning coffee,
listening to the birds and taking it all in.
I hear some people say the trees make a mess.
I'm thinking, a mess of spring blossoms is one mess I can live with!
What lovely weather we've been having!
Although we are back to grey skies today it still feels like spring!
Hope you are feeling springtime in your part of the world too. :-)
I love that you are enjoying it so much. I believe this tree is a white plum. It's a bit early for crapapples but the cherries are perfect at the Arboretum. Oh, and also the University. You MUST go there! The Quad. Email me if you need info.
I especially love the 3rd photograph here. The combination of the tree and the schoolhouse is just perfect.
Wishing you a wonderful evening!
Love your shots, crabapple, or cherry it's still pretty.
Enjoy your sunny days!