Three Things Thursday: Welcome, Spring!

purple iris

Three Things Thursday, the purpose of which is to “share three things from the previous week that made you smile or laugh or appreciate the awesome of your life.”


I’m not a gardener myself, so I’m not as knowledgeable about flowers and plants as many other folks. But I don’t have to be a gardener to appreciate the flowers that mark the arrival of spring, those reminders that our dreary winter will give way to warm weather and bright patches of color.

Here are three such signs of spring we’ve observed around town. (Click on any photo to see a larger version.)

The rhododendrons, Washington’s state flower, aren’t quite in bloom yet, but this daffodil nearby means that it won’t be long:


I’m pretty sure this flowering shrub is an azalea. If it isn’t and you know what it is, please let me know in the comments:


Purple is my favorite color, and purple iris is one of my favorite flowers. Aren’t these beautiful?

purple iris

Have a good week!

© 2016 by Mary Daniels Brown

One thought on “Three Things Thursday: Welcome, Spring!”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: