This Mother’s Day, Boston has given me a beautiful bouquet of flowering trees.
It’s been a cool spring, and the trees have been in bloom for longer than usual, a real treat. I can’t see these particular flowering cherries without remembering the intense joy they sparked in me as a little girl. They were pink – my favorite color – the most marvelous bubble-gum pink. The blooms were fully double, frilly and fabulous. And a full tree of them, growing higher than I could see! It was a miracle, this…Read more