I always wanted to use “signifiers” in a title.
Howsomever, the camellia are blooming and falling:
The daffs have their annual collars, signifying that the gardener hasn’t gotten to the southwest corner yet but the daffodils don’t care:
Up the street, in a south-facing rock garden:
And just around the corner, spread throughout the parking of a very long city lot:
I had to run back and get my camera to photograph these. And of course, then I found more for another day, another blog post.
Spring, glorious Portland spring in the rain, is appearing –June
A bit of arcane data: I’m reading a Very Academic Tome, The Machine in the Studio, which uses “mediated,” “privileging” and, yes, “signifiers.” Oh, it’s so last century!