So did he see his shadow today? I guess not. So that means an early spring. I want to believe that. I read somewhere that poor Punxsutawney Phil is most often wrong with his predictions. I so want him to be correct this year. I have shadows crossing the room across the Amaryllis which does promise to bloom soon. This single bulb has 5 buds on it.
It did bloom yesterday. This is Amaryllis Aphrodite. A large double bloom.
I try to stay busy inside during this very bitter cold. It is warming today. Funny how 20 degrees can feel balmy.
This is my inside helper. His name is Scraggly. A rescue several years ago. He stays inside and is a joy. The vet feels Scraggly is mostly Maine Coon. He does weigh in at over 20 pounds and is a very gentle cat. He helps with the laundry! I can’t tell you how many times I have started to pick up a basket of laundry and didn’t realize he was taking a nap in it.
A few warming blooms from last summer.
So that last one isn’t so stunning, but it is different. I also have not seen this bloom for so many years, that I lost track. I feel that it decided to bloom because it has full sun now with the removal of that large maple tree
Now I am going for Hot Chocolate! Sounds so good.