We may have finally turned the weather corner in St. Louis. Last week we were wearing snow boots, and today I saw a man in shorts and flip-flops. That is St. Louis for you. My husband and I try to go the the Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden each year. It is held the month of March, and it always seems to make you feel as though spring cannot be too far off. The show is always fabulous, but this year it seemed even more so. We went this morning, and there were no crowds, which was great. It is hard to believe in looking at the flowers that they all come from the same species. Maybe they are more like humans than I ever realized. We possess some of the same basic make-up, yet no two of us are exactly alike. (Identical twins, etc. being the exception.)
After we went through the exhibit we took a nice walk through the garden. There is not too much budding yet, but you could feel the promise of spring in the air. We are so blessed in St. Louis to have the Missouri Botanical Garden at our doorstep. I can't think of a better way to spend a lovely morning than walking in the garden with the man who has spent so many springs with me.