My beautiful apple trees are blooming, finally. This is a precarious time for the little flowers that will turn into luscious apples for my sheep, and me, to eat. We could still have a killing frost, even in late May or early June. This is upstate New York. We could still have snow. Right now there is such a deluge of rain coming down all day I am, once again, thanking my lucky stars that I am on high ground. All the sheep are high and dry in the barn. I don't think I will let them out to graze tonight. I still have some hay to give them. They are going to be shorn June 7 and I don't want the heavy wool fleeces to felt. I'm sure there will be local flooding. Weather forecast for tomorrow is good which I can hardly believe looking out the window now.