Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: "Earth laughs in flowers."
Spring has come to Texas. If the quantity of wildflowers is any indication, the earth should be responding with great big belly laughs because the countryside is abloom with bluebonnets, primroses, and field after field of yellow bitterweed.
Other wildflowers will be popping up in the next few weeks. In the yards in my neighborhood, azaleas are blooming and loquat are ripening on the trees.
The display is breathtaking. Most states have their own variety of wildflowers and landscape flowers so you can partake of nature's bounty regardless of where you live.
Get out of the house and shake those winter doldrums with a drive in the country.