Spring at Last?

Sarah Maslin Nir, in today’s New York Times Metropolitan Section: ACCORDING to the calendar, it’s been spring for the past five weeks. But you could have fooled me.

And me, for that matter. We’ve had a couple of teases, like Wednesday, which started cloudy and chilly, but by early afternoon it was sunny and the temperature flirted with seventy. But today, Easter Sunday and the seventh day of Passover, dawned sunny and, if not warm, at least with a promise of warmth. It was a promise fulfilled. As I went out for my early morning walk, I passed these tulips near the Pierrepont Street entrance to the Promenade. More photos and text after the jump.

Promenade gardens, between the Clark and Pierrepont Street entrances.

Cherry blossoms and forsythia are already past their peak.

Squibb Park’s London plane trees have yet to bud.

Showy blossoms in flowerbed outside Watchtower building on Columbia Heights.

Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Photos by C. Scales for BHB.

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  • http://www.shootlikeagirlphotography.com Lauren J

    Beautiful photos!

  • http://selfabsorbedboomer.blogspot.com Claude Scales

    Lauren J: coming from you, that’s a greatly appreciated compliment. Thanks!

  • TS McGee

    Spring at last! Spring at last! Thank God Almighty, we are at Spring at last!” …

  • GHB

    I took the same shot of the yellow tulips on Columbia Heights. Nice pics!

  • http://www.shootlikeagirlphotography.com Lauren J

    Thanks Claude! Very kind of you to say… There’s so much beauty all around and it’s always a joy to see it captured through different eyes!

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