Musings and Mutterings

Fleeting Blossoms

The cherry and pear blossoms are long gone now, but there sweet, fleeting memories still linger on in the form of photos on my know, the ones I just now got around to loading onto my computer, oops. Time has flown by almost as quickly as those precious petals as the danced away on… Continue reading Fleeting Blossoms

Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Hanami

Spring is the penultimate hanami season, since after the bleak, quiet stillness of winter, the bright floral blooms simply beg for a celebration. In Japan the appreciation of the cherry blossom, or sakura, is practically a religion and hanami has all but become synonymous with the cherry blossom festivals that occur every spring. The plum… Continue reading Word Nerd : Hanami