Thursday, April 01, 2010

and it Isn't Just the Cherry Blossoms either

Yesterday, according to The Washington Post, was "the peak day of blossom season" here in DC, and no matter that it was a Wednesday, the crowds filled the tidal basin and the Mall.

It isn't just the cherry blossoms bursting into flower, either, it's all sorts of flowers in every shape and color: tulips and magnolia and hyacinths and daffodils and pansies

and azaleas and others I can't name.

Oh, and one other thing is in bloom. Good moods. Something about the blossoms, it seems to fill the air with a kind of magic dust. People keep staring and smiling and staring some more and smiling wider. And taking photos. Everyone, every age, with a camera, or just a phone.

I've decided to rename the flowers

Why not just call them cheery blossoms?

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