Spring snow

Spring is coming to an end.  I am looking forward to summer and sitting on my deck on warm nights reading a good book.  But I will miss spring.  I grew up in Southern California and seasons were just a concept.   The weather for the most part stayed the same.  Leaves didn’t change.  Flowers always bloomed.   After moving away from California I learned how enjoyable it is to look forward to the next season.  And in Boston I found that my favorite type of snow is “spring” snow.  It’s beautiful.

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast (lesbianswhowrite.com) with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (iheartlesfic.com), a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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17 Responses to Spring snow

  1. Nandini says:

    Beautiful. I just love these flowers. 🙂

  2. Melissa says:

    Really Beautiful!

  3. deslily says:

    great shots! I can’t believe you went from southern CA to Mass.! that’s a climate shock! lol.. I miss spring and fall here in Florida …:o( missed it for 10 yrs when i lived in san fernando valley Ca too ! Born and raised in NJ so I know spring and fall! anything longer than 1 month of hot summer or cold winter is too much of that stuff lol.. and here I am with 10 months of HEAT a year! I hope you weren’t near that tornado when it touched down up there!

    • TBM says:

      Hi Deslily. The weather shock wasn’t too bad since I lived a few years in Colorado before moving to Mass. But it is cold on the East Coast. I wasn’t near the tornado, but I know some people who were. It was quite a shock for many out here. How is the heat in Florida? I visited once during the summer and the humidity was a force to be reckoned with.

  4. Carl V. says:

    Beautiful pictures of true beauty. I was raised in northeastern Nebraska and seasons were bred into who I was. I lived in Tulsa, OK for 11 years and was miserable at what I deemed to be a lack of seasons. Or at least a lack of a good spring and fall. Kansas City is more my speed. Not quite perfect, but closer anyway. I need the seasonal weather changes to stay sane and feel grounded.

    • TBM says:

      I haven’t been to Kansas City yet. I drove through it once, but that doesn’t count. I agree, seasons do help me feel grounded and in tune with nature. Happy Father’s Day!

  5. Skye says:

    These are beautiful pictures. I can smell the scenery. 🙂 I’ve never lived in a place where the seasons change. I visited Indiana once and wanted to take home every orange leaf I found. It was like a tree on fire.

    • TBM says:

      Watching the leaves change in the fall is beautiful. I am still like that, but now I just take photos instead of trying to keep all the leaves or flowers that I see. Seasons are wonderful. But there is something to be said for California weather. It was great while growing up. To be able to play outside all of the time. I don’t think I would have appreciated seasons as much as a child.

  6. Caroline says:

    I have to chime in. These are fantastic pictures, relly lovely… I love petal showers. So surreal.

  7. Jairo says:

    Wow really nice pictures. I can feel how wonderful to be there. Unfortunately I can’t find it in my country, I wish I could go there someday.

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