*Cherry Blossom 2017 from our City Park*
You all might know Japanese people adore cherry blossom. The delicate flower blooms only for a very short while. For us they represent the transience of life. It seems that this particular characteristics ties in deeply with the fundamental teachings of Buddhism, which says all life is suffering and transitory. We hold this Buddhist belief strongly and the transitory nature of life is very noble, not get too attached to a particular outcome or not become emotional because it will all pass in time.
We are not blessed with weather this year; Yesterday (9th) they were in full-bloom and we expect bad weather coming few days.
Pictures were taken under the cloudy and later drizzling weather.
|Around 2 o'clock, still some were enjoying Vewing Blossom "Hanami･花見".|
|Blossom with Raindrops;|
Went there again to enjoy Night View and Illumination.
This big one was illuminated at night, should have taken a video :-)
At the parking lot.
*Less than a week ago before flowers blossoming*
On our way back from shopping, I found a little Bull-headed Shrike perching on the branch of the cherry tree. And also an Osprey with Seagull along the river.
Sorry for my usual absence to you all! I was a bit under par but getting better.
I appreciate my husband's help and taking me places :-)
I DO hope you will start a wonderful new week.
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