Monday, January 21, 2008


"cro.cus.day"

Suddenly it is very cold here (teens or worse) - just Saturday I saw shoots of crocuses in my front garden. So first hurrah, the hint of spring, pushed back, temporarily.

Walked through pharmacy today - CVS - and found small stash of Easter candy, stockpiled behind three hundred pounds of inexpensive St. Valentine's Day candy, plastic red roses and many heart shaped trinkets.

This is a reworked image - three day weekend with little time at computer.

9 comments:

The Artful Eye said...

I think a picture of all that candy might be fun to manipulate. I like this image, there is an illusion of a shadow, your not sure what you are seeing, it makes you want to look closer, look back or see your reflection and I love the color green and trees which I think I see peaking through. Hope it warms up for you and the bloom'in cro.cus.

Sweet Irene said...

Yesterday, I saw hyacinths popping out of the ground. I hope they are not too early. The weather is nice now, but anything can happen yet.

I can't decipher today's image, but I do like the fact that it is green all over and see it as a harbinger of spring.

May all your cro.cus.sus. be all weather resistant.

Kris Cahill said...

It's finally really rainy season here in LA. Thankfully, it was too dry last year. No.More.Fires.

When I look at this piece, I am tantalized by the horizontal darker watery areas. I want to look through them, as if this was a 3 dimensional piece and I could see the back!

Funny how the holiday candy is backed up. Is there any Halloween candy way at the back?

Bev said...

We've got all the bulbs pushing up as well. Maybe those diagonal rays are sunlight because there must have been some for the emergence of the crocuses.

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Bobbie said...

John, I like these rays of light that you have added for the cro.cus.day to bloom. I do love spring and it heartens me to see these cro.cus's wanting to bloom.

Lisa Sarsfield said...

Chocolate? did some one mention chocolate? mmmmmmm...

womann in glass said...

It was almost Spring here today. Dry and sunnny. Already noticed crokussen and snowdrops. These days I miss a garden.

Your image is very green, are there crokussen?

Neda said...

Steely matrix with hints of spring. I like it