The sparkling green has yet to appear, but this Japanese plum bush is giving a broad hint that we won’t have to wait long.

Flowering plum bush

Littleton, Colorado.

Quote of the day: “I have decided to be happy because it is good for my health.”  —  Voltaire

Daily gratitudes:
The Captain Picard lookalike manhandling a fajita at Corazon yesterday
Spontaneous opera attendance with MKL
Seeing Don Giovanni for the first time
The Rockies winning at home on Opening Day
Seeing my Lower Realm animals in my dreams