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My, What a big mouth you have.
it is a flower
and so will not look down on
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.
At least in spring, I do. It’s unavoidable. In Japan, pink sakura—or cherry blossoms—are everywhere.
Walking in a purple wonder land.
The spider lilies are pretty flowers, but they are also slightly disturbing.
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.
The wisteria sure do look nice, don’t they?
Having no yard, or a very tiny one, many Japanese cover every bit of open space around their home with potted plants.
A rain of cherry blossom petals. Here is a rain that I think just about everyone can enjoy.
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)
Coming soon to a city near you.
The plum blossoms are a few weeks gone now, but we can still enjoy them in our photos—and dreams.
Hanami time is here. That is, flower viewing. This group sure was enjoying their hanami.