I am thankful for a quick visit from family and for festival days at church. This afternoon my brother and my sil came through town on their way to Death Valley. We had a quick bite to eat and off they went! I'm glad to see them however briefly.
Palm Sunday brought me much music. Choir sang, bells rang, organ played, processions, congregational hymns. Ahhhhhhh. Not that we didn't spend time on the message and meaning of what we celebrate and the joy and sorrow inherent in those lessons. No, I tend to get caught up in the ceremony of it all.
First rose of the season. This one is a mini-rose in a pot on the front patio.
Several Amaryillis are pushing up blooms. I always enjoy these:
And more Lilacs, such abundance on the front bush and the fragance is lovely.
I'm enjoying all the shades of color: