Through the old maple leaf springs the new crocus!

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Syl de Canada on April 5, 2008

Oh, it is so beautiful, really good "composition". You are lucky, Spring is there! Here we still have a lot of snow in the backyard. Greetings Sylvie

Marilyn Whiteley on April 5, 2008

Don't feel too bad, Sylvie. We still have deep piles in our front yard, including one pile more than a meter high and another almost that! But the back yard is gradually uncovering itself, and I went out to greet the first early little flowers! Greetings, Marilyn

omshakti on April 5, 2008

Perseverance can really do marvels, the crocus seems to tell us. A tale of Life and Death with Beauty as the background...

Pepe Triton on April 6, 2008

Simply spectacular Marilyn. The life born on the dead... I like very much. Greetings

© SisAnnick on April 6, 2008

Wonderful symbol, marilyn, you have been waiting for such a long time! and spring is now strong enough to push winter away ! Cheers Annick

Marilyn Whiteley on April 6, 2008

Many thanks, omshakti, Pepe, and Annick. It gives me great pleasure to know that you understand why I took the photo. Greetings, Marilyn

Ryan Calhoun on April 6, 2008

What an interesting thing to find! All of the other blooming crocuses (croci?) must be jealous of this one, to have such a fancy collar. :) Ryan

A.SKINNER on April 7, 2008

Oh the joys of spring! captured so well...Anita

Marilyn Whiteley on April 7, 2008

I'm glad you like it, Ryan and Anita. It gives me a lift! (I found it just in time. I checked the next day and there was no trace of it. Perhaps those jealous croci snatched it away!) Marilyn

DeEtte Fisher on April 30, 2008

Beautiful capture, Marilyn! :) I see you took this shot at the beginning of April. I have been so busy lately, that I haven't had time to look at anybody's photos. :( I have some spare hours today, so I'm trying to catch up!! ;-)

DeEtte

orkology by Greg S on May 23, 2008

Very nice shot Marilyn. I hope mine come though in a few months too. The ongoing drought has knocked around many of our garden bulbs.

Cheers, Greg

Marilyn Whiteley on May 31, 2008

Thank you, DeEtte and Greg.

DeEtte, I'm glad to see that you've been able to post some new photos and I hope that means that you aren't too desperately busy.

And Greg, I do admire your continuing, careful work, always well done.

Cheers, Marilyn

Ellimaus on April 3, 2010

Hi Marilyn wish the happy Easter!

Greetings from Germany, Ellimaus

Bulbas on April 14, 2010

Very beautiful flower!!!! And with a leaf a fine composition

With the best regards from Rostov on Don, from Bulbas

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  • Uploaded on April 5, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2008/04/05 14:53:48
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 9.84mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.70 EV
    • No flash

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