It’s not an exaggeration to state that cherry blossom season in Japan is a Big Deal. A VERY BIG DEAL! The Japanese celebrate their beauty in every conceivable way. Hundreds of trees are illuminated in temples and shrines in the evenings. Lively picnics are… Continue Reading “Now on to the Cherry Blossoms”
The scent of lilacs preceded my husband’s entrance into the kitchen, as he returned from the farmer’s market with two bunches of lilacs in his hand. I immediately buried my nose in their voluptuous flowers. I was flooded with a delight that dated back to… Continue Reading “The Scent of Lilacs”
Each year of my life I rediscover Spring.The insane energy of it.
The intoxicating scent of it.
The seductive beauty of it.
The wonder and exuberance of it.