Saturday, May 18, 2013

Drifting Away on the Scent of Spring

Janine Pineo Photo | Crabapple blossoms
at Littlefield garden at the University of Maine

• By Janine Pineo •

The clouds in the sky all day Friday kept spitting water, but it wasn’t enough to deter me from heading to Orono for a stroll in a hidden paradise.

And to buy plants.

As I parked my car on the University of Maine campus near the credit union building, my eyes were dazzled with the explosion of color. When I opened the door, my nose was assailed by the sweetest perfume wafting across the parking lot and wrapping me in what humans can never achieve in a bottle: the scent of Spring.

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