Embracing the Lilacs

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It’s a family tradition to visit the arboretum’s lilac exhibit every spring, just to embrace the beautiful blooms and their lovely fragrance.

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This year, great-grandma comes along, too.

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She and my oldest daughter compare the various lilac blooms.

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My youngest loves the white lilac blooms best.

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Of course, the lilacs aren’t the only blooms at the arb. The tulips look incredible.

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And the magical crabapples are dripping with blossoms.

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The cheerful daffodils dance on the breezy hillside.

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And a few magnolia blossoms still linger for our delight.

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I’ll close with a throwback of me embracing my mama’s lovely lilacs a long time ago.

Now please close your computer or set down your device and go outside! Find something alive and blooming and beautiful to smell!

 

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