Lilacs and ladybugs in bloom

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What could be more wonderful than lilacs and ladybugs in bloom?!

Not quite sunset… followed by sunset

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White mulberry is last tree to go into leaf in the spring here. But even it has thickening buds!

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For those of you who follow my sunset photos, this second shot shows how far north the sun is setting now.