The trees here are showing their first tinges of green and will probably be completely foliated by next week. We’re having a bit of a rainy spell, including over the weekend, which is unsuitable for biking but very good for nature at this point.
Once again, Bavaria has gone from full-blown winter (last snow on April 14) to early summer, skipping spring alltogether. Temperatures have been in the 70s, even when cloudy and I was glad to finally have packed all of that bulky clothing and sweaters into the back corners of the closet.
My tulips are starting to bloom – this year there are even more red ones than last year. Long-term readers will remember that I was a bit surprised last year that some of my once-purple tulips were coming up red – they do seen to change colors over the years. Strangely enough.
I will be spending the next few days doing my various tax returns as the weather is perfect for this task and the deadline is quickly approaching.
Oh, and I’ve coined a new phrase. (keep your hands to yourself, it’s all mine).
“Tashing” – that’s what it’s called when smokers hold their keyboard upside down and tap it lightly on to the desk in order to remove the accummulated ashes. I’ve already tasched this morning, yes.