4.28.09 – Crab Apple Flowers
“Mommy! Mommy! You’ve got to come outside!” said my son excitedly last Sunday.
“The most beautiful thing that I’ve ever seen is by our driveway, you have to see it!”
“What is it?” I asked, already knowing what he was talking about and amused at all the superlative qualities that he was giving to it.
“It’s purple,” he said, “you have to see it!”
“Oh, isn’t it a tree with pink flowers?”
“Yeah, but the flowers are purple, not pink!”
And they were purplish on Sunday, but the sun made the color fade by today: