I went no farther than the driveway garden this morning. The peonies are bursting with pink ruffled exuberance. This is the morning we pined for in March when winter seemed endless. It's hard not to love life when it blooms so.
Peony, May 2014
The details: Pentax K-5 handheld 1/800 sec. at f/5, ISO 800, 45mm (smc Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL [IF] SDM)