Friday, March 9, 2012

Spring: Friend or Foe?

The flowers are blooming, and the trees are budding.  Mother Nature decorates with brilliant colors and sprouts tender leaves.  Dandelions dot the landscape like yellow stars in a sky of green.

Noses are sneezing and sniffling; eyes water and foreheads wrinkle in pain.  Spring is praised for it's beauty and cursed for it's allergy-inducing pollens.





Written for Friday Flash 55.

10 comments:

  1. Dandelions? Flowers?
    Can I come stay with you for a couple of weeks?
    Loved your Vernal 55 Linda
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  2. And this year starting earlier than ever! Cheers!

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  3. Hi Linda .. great Friday Flash - and I love the pink camelia .. beautiful colour .. Dandelions have their uses! Cheers Hilary

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  4. Ah! Pollen! That's why I've been... no, wait. It's still winter here.

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  5. ha...love me some spring...but then again i dont have allergies...

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  6. I am so thankful I don't have allergies!! Jepeto has them, but, oddly enough, he suffers during late summer, not spring. I guess he's not allergic to pollen... maybe ragweed?

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  7. G-Man- C'mon down, the weather's fine.

    Other Mary- It had an easy start here since it was such a mild winter.

    Hilary- Thanks. I've heard people eat dandelion greens.

    Alice Audrey- Don't worry, Spring is on it's way to your place.

    Brian- Thankfully, I don't either.

    Nicky- Hubby has allergies in the Spring and to a lesser degree in the Fall, too.

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  8. I *love* the Spring. But I *hate* the allergies!

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  9. Ahh and here we have only the mere hint of buds.. and our sneezes are still from winter colds. Pretty flower, Linda.

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  10. Wow...do I like this line: "Dandelions dot the landscape like yellow stars in a sky of green." That's a wonderful visual.

    This was a perfect 55 for Spring, especially the part apart "noses." We've definitely been suffering and my gray car is green:~)

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