Spring superseded?


All the bees* buzzing around this tree made it an audio-arbol [arbol = tree (Span.)].

For this first time, this afternoon felt like marginal-summer. Hot. Fresh-mown grass smells with a powdery dry backnote.

I’m not quite ready yet….

* Our bumble bees are called humble bees in Britain. Apparently, humble is a corruption of the German hummel, meaning buzzing. Webster’s online says this bee is also sometimes called a dumble-dor. Ah, she’s not so original, that JK Rowling….

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