Spring – the time of year I’m reminded what a pleasure it is to live in a climate with four seasons. I don’t always live in a four-seasons climate. Deserts, sub-tropical and tropical climates have their beauty, but not the kind I see out my front door every spring (pictured at left). The crepe myrtle is a Norfolk treasure. These trees line the streets in my neighborhood, giving us breathtaking beauty several months of the year.
Whether walking the streets of my neighborhood, biking a pathway in Ghent, or strolling through the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, I’m always surprised by the vignettes of nature that pop up in the urban landscape – whatever the season.
If you missed Part I of this series, you can read it here.