Mim over at MimKnits wants to see our favorite harbingers of spring. I haven’t had much time to go out and take photos this spring (although it has definitely sprung here!) I took this photo of a bud on a star magnolia tree in Portland on the 16th of March. The tree was already in full bloom which is one of the things I love about Oregon, allergies notwithstanding.
My one consistently favorite sign of spring is the budding of the crocuses on campus. Here’s a shot from last spring, taken in mid-February.
and some cherry blossoms: