28 March 2014

As Crocuses Open

In this part of the world, this winter has been brutal and seemed endless--at least in comparison with the past few.

On the other hand, much of Europe has experienced one of the mildest winters in some years.  So, cyclists are enjoying the weather and the budding flora.

Many European cities are lovely in the spring.  But seeing this photo made me want to be in Leiden right now, astride my wheels:

From Bicycle Dutch
Now I'm going to ask a silly question:  Is the plural of crocus "croci"?  Or is it "crocuses"?


  1. According to Merriam Webster, both are correct, as is "crocus."

  2. Steve: Isn't it great to have freedom of choice?