Springtime in our garden

It's become somewhat of a yearly tradition for me to share photos of our garden with you. Here then is this year's selection of spring photos. I hope the flowers bring as much joy to you as they do to me. I feel blessed every time I take a walk through the garden. I particularly [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2008

Here are selected photos from the 2008 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. They're taken at various points around the Basin, which is where you'll find the greatest number of cherry trees and conversely, the greatest concentration of people. The crowds were out in numbers that year! Be sure to go through all the photos [...]

Our very own cherry blossoms

Sure, the Cherry Blossoms Festival draws big crowds in DC, but the cherry blossoms that really get me going are the ones in our very own garden! We have a truly wonderful cherry tree that grows next to our house. It makes the juiciest and most delicious cherries ever, and it makes so many of [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2006

We had fun at the 2006 Cherry Blossom Festival, as you'll see from the photos. There were more people that year -- they grew from year to year, as I pointed out before. Ligia and I took our time walking around and I got some interesting photos as a result. I think when you compare [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2005

Two thousand five was the first year I could show Ligia the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC. She'd moved to the States in the summer of 2004. We walked around for a couple of days admiring the beautiful blossoms. We even found a parking spot with relative ease. Each subsequent year after that, the crowds [...]

DC Cherry Blossoms in 2003

Back in 2003, I visited DC to lay the groundwork for what would turn out to be a new period in my life. I say that because my time there was distinctly different from what I did before and also from what I'm doing now. It was about the time of the annual Cherry Blossom [...]