Having the purples

Purple lupines

The purple lupines are emerging.

Lilac buds

The lilacs are coming along more slowly.

Lilac admirer

Insect lilac-admirer.

Trillium senescene

Trillium senescence continuum.

You know the phrase “the blues”? I’m suggesting there’s a similar mood/mental condition that can be called the purples. There’s covid. There’s death and protest. There’re plenty of people not wearing masks. Enough to alter your mood. Mine, anyway.