Springtime is a lovely time of year.
Unfortunately, its not here yet in Wisconsin. As I sit here in my office gazing out the window, it's a grey, cold gloomy Saturday afternoon. I am contemplating making chili for dinner, as it's so cold out, and in the house, too.
So, here is a little burst of springtime I saved from a past spring that was more welcoming then this one has been. It's my flowering crab tree in my back yard, in full bloom:
I like to call this photograph "The Pink Time of Year"
And here is the same photograph, with a little photoshop magic to make it softer and more ethereal: