April 25, 2011
easter sunday with cherry blossoms
It was Sunday yesterday, and it happened to be a gorgeous one with clear blue sky and warm breeze, perfect for a little walk...
that's another story.)
In some years I might have some Easter eggs or hot cross buns, but this year I had nothing planned out, and it looked as though Easter would come and go without event - until on Saturday I received a small package bulging with Easter candy from the other side of the world, brought no doubt by the Easter Bunny. Good job!
In the absence of young children in the household, we didn't do an egg hunt on Sunday morning. But we did admire pretty eggs and enjoyed picking them just as enthusiastically as any kid would.
And it was such a gorgeous day I took my camera along as we went out to run errands in the afternoon, hoping to catch some more sights of the blossoms along the way. I was glad I did!
For instance, all these times I took this road, I had never noticed it was lined with cherry trees...
It would have been nice if I had planned a full-blown hanami (flower viewing) picnic for the day, but as it was I hadn't, so I had to settle for quick stops here and there. But we still enjoyed our little hanami trip.
Now we are planning to do a proper hanami sometime soon - after all, those blossoms have a very short life on the tree, and they seems to be even more fleeting up in the mountains.
posted by chika at: 4/25/2011 04:30:00 AM