Tuesday, May 6, 2008


when i got out of my car after work today, i noticed my favorite spring scent was hanging in the air. honeysuckle! i took a look around and found the source. i think they have been blooming for a couple of days already but i have been sick so i had not noticed. i have always associated the lovely scent of honeysuckle with the start of summer. as a child, my sister and i would eat nectar from the inside of the flower. you pull of the blossom and then grab the bottom and pull out the stamen. a drop of sweet nectar follows. that sweet taste and lovely aroma always take be back to those lazy summer days of childhood.