Magnolias for Mother’s Day

spring 081d

spring 066g

It’s spring, nearly Mother’s Day, and my grandma — my mother’s mother — her hair is blooming all glorious white, right along with the magnolia trees.

spring 069h

spring 060a spring 070b spring 080c

Dear Heaven, I give thanks to thee

For things I did not know before,

For the wisdom of maturity,

For bread, and a roof, and for one thing more,

Thanks because I still can see

The bloom on the white magnolia tree!

-from a poem by Helen Deutsch

 spring 083e

spring 057f

spring 074i spring 078k spring 082l

One thought on “Magnolias for Mother’s Day

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s