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April 05, 2008

Spring Comes to Manhattan

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

If you keep your eyes open you can glean evidence that the vegetation is once again stirring.


All of you who live in less urban settings: Now's your chance to gloat.



posted by Michael at April 5, 2008


You guys please keep it up.

Posted by: michael on April 5, 2008 10:33 PM

You are doing better than I am.

I live about four miles from the Canadian border and about 25 miles due East of Bellingham, WA.

Global cooling still has us in her icy grip.

Soon though... Really really soon (I Hope!)

Posted by: DaveH on April 6, 2008 3:09 AM

A tree grows in Brooklyn (Manhattan?).

Interesting, isn't it, that every large city I've ever been to or seen pictures of has trees even in hard-core business districts. (Tokyo looks like it might be an exception — can anyone who's been there confirm or deny?) No matter how wrapped up busy hustling urbanites get in their daily round, they seem to sense unconsciously a need to connect with the natural world, not just in parks or on vacation, but amid their most frenzied activity.

You don't have to be a "tree hugger" to acknowledge that they sure are life enhancing, and not just for turning carbon dioxide into oxygen.

Posted by: Rick Darby on April 7, 2008 12:14 PM

Trees in bloom in Missouri. That is a sort of sad little doesn't even look brave, like "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn". Just a little sad.

Posted by: annette on April 7, 2008 4:33 PM

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