Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Lilacs, Glorious Lilacs

Although our spring has been much delayed this year, it has now arrived in earnest. And this ancient old Lilac is perfuming my back yard with a heavenly scent, certainly much lovelier than the aroma the dogs create when they're out there:

It's been blooming for a couple of weeks now and still going strong. The Lilacs up at the farm are just beginning to bloom:

Another close-up:

Lilacs are an old fashioned pleasure, providing a sort of spiritual journey back in time, a connection with generations gone by:

And the dogs, of course, love to play in the backyard and run around that old Lilac bush:

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