Spring flowers are almost in full bloom in my gardens around my house. The azaleas in the front where it's very shady all of the time still have some blooming to do.
This is definitely my favorite season in my garden. Luckily the former owners of my house liked to garden and planted most of what you see here. However this year, to replace a hole left by a dead tree that we removed, I planted about 20 tulip bulbs. About 14 bloomed!
First Ragnar Trail relay is in the books and boy, was it an adventure! Notice I said, "first"...I had originally thought I was "one and done" with these things (as I am with the full marathon) however, I think I could enjoy another go of one. Definitely a fan of the trail version and not interested in a road Ragnar though (the thought of sleeping in a van horrifies me more than camping!). I think I need to wait til 2019 (or even 2020 ) though - not ready to train for another in 2018! Gotta let the paint dry on this one...So, here's a detailed recap of our adventure: Proof that I CAN camp! Thursday 3pm-ish : 4 of us drove down to Richmond with all of the camping gear in order to set up our site and get checked in. This was a great plan because we were able to scout out a site and set up before the rest of the team arrived the following morning. Our start time was one of the earlier times on Friday (10am) so we didn't want to be worried about s