From an old journal entry, copied in letters to friends, a fascination meteorological.

Cool Weather Ahead.

Slowly with the cool weather signs of spring unfold. Very happy to see the tips of tulips but sad that the snowdrops, those hardy harbingers, are gone. And the tiny cups of crocuses are already battered by the rains. One pleasure fades, another arises.

And a whole week of showers to come!
There followed hellebore and sanguinaria.

And so for day 1297