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Cherry Blossoms 2013

The cherry blossoms of 2013 have come and gone. I have been a bit too busy taking care of my newborn son, Hikaru, to get out much, but I did manage to take a few of them.

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Don’t You Forget About Us

Such a fuss is made of the cherry blossoms in Japan (and elsewhere), but we do have other blossoms popping up here and there in spring, so let’s not forget about them. The peach blossoms are rather nice ones.

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Mums the word

Some kind of mum, I think. Chrysanthemums are very popular in Japan. In part, I suspect, because it represents the Emperor (the Imperial throne is called the Chrysanthemum Throne)

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