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“It’s so curious: one can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer . . . and everything collapses. ” ~ Colette
“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” ~ Iris Murdoch The Bradford pears and Tulip trees are in …