Friday, April 16, 2010

lilacs.

When I was young, very young, we lived in North Dakota. Way back then we were a farming family and there was a row of lilacs between the house and the quonsets. To get to the opposing side, we walked on a path my Grandparents had made. I will always remember the springs - allergy free by the way - in which I would imagine many different adventures walking that narrow path. When we moved here 9 years ago there was a lilac bush... however the dear is on the north side of the house and lilacs like a bit more sun then that, so for several years I have been moving starts to different spots. I have a really good planting of them growing on the south side and I love it when their scent drifts into the house - a mix of fond memories from the past and ones being made in the present accompanies the sweet scent.

1 comment:

  1. Don't you love those types of memories? Beautifully written post.

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