Friday, May 13, 2011

The day began....

With beautiful warm sunny skies. It seemed like the perfect day to visit the arboretum to see what was in bloom after all the rain we have had. The humidity was rising and the temperature was supposed to reach into the 80's (!!). I found the hot colors of summer all around. The warm red, orange and yellow of the tulips and daffodils were stunning. It felt more like July than May.The temperature rose and rose throught the day and by evening a thunderstorm had been brewing. While I was at work hail the size of golf balls tumbled from the sky. My new car didn't fare so well with some pretty hefty dents. It's going to be an interesting summer!

2 comments:

Suz said...

Unreal. All of it. I can't believe all those flowers at the Arboretum. I wish we were closer! You seem to have better weather over there. Except for the hail...ugh! That is a mess! I am sorry about your car. We just missed getting hit.

snowbear said...

beautiful pictures... sorry to hear about the hail... those are impressively huge! Hope you were no where near the pummeling to earth! That would hurt! We have been in the 90's the last couple of days... i did get some planting done, but not all yet...