Lewes tulips showing up for spring despite COVID-19 pandemic

March 20, 2020

My mood has been drooping since I can’t go to the dance classes I usually do, so my husband took me for a drive yesterday during the time I’d usually be partying with Dawn and Janet at Every1 Fitness. We ended up at Zwaanendael Park, which you may already know if you follow @AquariannArt on Instagram. I was surprised to see some tulips popping up to keep the daffodils company that I’d already photographed in historic Lewes the previous week. 

With the COVID-19 pandemic spinning out of control, don’t forget that the Earth is still on its steady course around the sun. The spring equinox happened at 11:49 PM last night, just a handful of hours after I took these photos - and I almost missed it, except I saw my Realtor ErinAnn Beebe wish all her clients a happy spring. I still had to confirm to make sure it wasn’t fake news, because the date was so early - but sure enough, yesterday was the earliest spring has officially started in 124 years. Thus far the first full day of spring is going beautifully, as far as the weather is concerned.

I hope those reading can get outside to enjoy nature while staying a safe distance from other humans. And take your camera to share with people who can’t leave their homes - the flowers don’t mind how close you get to them!


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