I actually take a lot of pictures of flowers. A lot. I don’t post a lot of pictures of flowers, but I take them. To make up for the lack of pretty flower posts (except for the obnoxious amount of sakura posts during sakura season) here are a few flower pictures I’ve taken in the last couple of days.
Sakura is finished, but now it’s time for another flower to bloom…wisteria. Not only is it beautiful, it smells fantastic too.
Today was our first field trip of the new year, which is always an adventure. This one isn’t very complicated. We go to a Tulip Park, which isn’t very big, and wander down the rows of colorful tulips. Then we take pictures and go back to school. We were back at school by 11:00, leaving plenty of time to play on the playground before lunch.
If you haven’t been enjoying all the sakura pictures, first of all, you’re crazy. Second of all, you’re in luck because it’s almost done. We’ve had a ton of rain and high winds which has made the sakura fall pretty fast. The only positive of the rain is that it makes the sakura petals stick around on the ground.
We can still enjoy the pretty pink petals, even if they’re all over the ground.
We have a couple sakura trees at school. I really like the small one.
It might be a small tree, but it sure packs the blossoms!
…to see another sakura picture. You should be expecting it.
So much sakura! So much pretty!
Yes! Because sakura doesn’t stick around for long, today you get yet another sakura picture. This is from Kamiyama Shinrin Park…an amazing place to see sakura. There are over a thousand trees.
Originally, I was planning to put up another temple since I didn’t post one last week, but then we spent the day looking at sakura and temples. So here’s my favorite picture of the day.
I’m thinking this might be a great tattoo.
I can’t help it. Sakura season is so short and I need to share as much as I can. Here’s another one I shot last night.
This is what we see when we walk out the front door:
Two sakura trees blooming. So beautiful.
And just in case you’re wondering, those green bins are our compost bins. We call them the bug bins. Yes, they are that close to the building. No, they don’t usually smell too bad.