Friday, March 22, 2024

the hellebores of yore

I took a picture of our hellebores coming up yesterday, and a good thing too... today they're blanketed in about five inches of snow.

The snow wasn't going to stop us from heading to Yellow Springs for a long overdue visit to Grandma S tomorrow...

Except Big A seems to have gotten the flu from patients (lots of Flu B out there, people)... so I guess we're not going after all.

My poor MIL! this is our much delayed and postponed CHRISTMAS visit! The post title sounds like an old-timey lament, and that's exactly how I feel.

Pic: Hellebores/Lenten Roses in the backyard before the snow.

5 comments:

Nicole said...

Oh man, I am so sorry Maya!!! What a bummer.

Gillian said...

Get well soon.

StephLove said...

I'm sorry your trip got waylaid again. The flowers are pretty.

NGS said...

The snow was insane. What is even happening this March? I don't know if any of the bulbs are going to make it.

maya said...

Thanks for commiserating, friends!

Steph--they're pretty and usually quite hardy too.

Engie--I'm worried for the bulbs as well! I think they have snowburn on them...

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