Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Our Day Trip to Japan
Cherry blossom snow......could anything be more beautiful? Each year, around the time of my youngest son's birthday, we make our annual pilgrimage to see the cherry blossoms at the Japanese garden located inside the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. As you can see from the photos, it was breathtaking. I took lots more. These are just a few of my favorites.
As a mother who, like so many others, sometimes worries that her children are too engaged in a virtual digital reality, it was very satisfying to see my children so obviously enthralled with this glorious display of nature. Oh, it makes me so very happy. They were unusually quiet - almost reverent at times. "Yes," I think to myself, "they get it." And I don't worry so much.
and I also hope maybe they won't grumble too much when I enlist their help digging in the garden :)))