It's becoming a bit of a tradition. I mean, almost an obsession. Spring starts to push its way into the brittle cold of winter, and the darling buds of August grab my attention. Or something.
This time I've been caught up in a magnolia maelstrom.
One of the things that has come from being a photographic petal pusher is an increasing awareness of the symbolism flowers carry. Magnolias have symbolic meaning up the yin yang!
If you're interested in such things, you can read all about that here. In short, they rock.
What's your favourite spring bloom, and what does it symbolise?
Go steal its beauty.