Apparently, April showers bring April flowers! The garden is in a beautiful bloom--usually things go in 'phases' (first the grape hyacinths, then the daffodils, then the tulips) but this year everything is blooming together:
We both love Bleeding Hearts: they are native to Oregon and we like to have as many natives as possible in the garden. We had a few straggly years of them but now they appear to have naturalized nicely:
And in the 'my knitting is boring' category:
There's an interesting light and shadow interplay happening in that photo.
I'm finishing a book called "The Birthday Party" by Barbara Vine (which is one of Ruth Rendell's pseudonyms). It is good, as many of her books are. Baroness Rendell died in 2015 but had a hugely prolific writing career, and I've barely scratched the surface. Do you have a favorite Rendell/Vine book? I want to start the Inspector Wexford books from the start.