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Cherry Blossom Festival 2010

Spring has sprung here in the Washington DC area the Tidal Basin was buzzing with activity … you can get an idea of the crowds by double clicking on the photo our weather the past few days has been unseasonably … Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Time

it is not every year that we make the trip into the city to see the splendor of the cherry blossoms doing their thing around the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial *photos are clickable for a closer view* visitors from … Continue reading

it’s Bluebell time again …

this time of year has me feeling a bit like a bumblebee flitting from thing to thing to take in all the beauty and surprises nature has to offer…  cherry blossom time in Washington, D.C. meant that the Virginia Bluebells could … Continue reading

Pull Love Closely Around You…

Spring has sprung here in northern Virginia and it has me flitting here and there feeling energetic and excited (we even got to visit the cherry blossoms in Washington DC this year at twilight time)… the other day I was busy … Continue reading

Celebrating the gift of trees…

with many thanks to the people of Japan for their gift of friendship in 1912 of 3,020 cherry trees to the people of the United States… it is not difficult to understand why flowering cherry trees called “Sakura” in Japan are highly … Continue reading

time flies when you are having fun

and spending time with your best friend and L♥ve… Mr Magpie and I are celebrating 33 years of marriage today… April is a month full of hope and promise when nature comes back to life here in Virginia… the blooming … Continue reading

Art Journal Journey and Mix It Monthly…

my art journal pages qualify for two great challenges this month: Art Journal Journey’s “Moments of Happiness” and Mix It Monthly’s “Maps”… nature makes me happy for so many reasons and in the Washington, DC area we always feel like Spring … Continue reading

2013 Traveling Tea Cup Review…

joining in with Elizabeth and Bleubeard for the first T Stands for Tuesday of the new year sharing part 2 of my tea review to wrap up 2013… our Traveling Tea Cup traveled overseas in June and had the chance to meet up with three different sweet … Continue reading

Mandala Monday: blossoming …

“We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars … the stars form a circle, and in the center we dance.”   –  Rumi joining in Dawn’s Mandala Monday again this week… our Kwanzan Cherry tree is doing its Spring dance in … Continue reading

Blossom Love…

Mr Magpie and I celebrated our anniversary last week by enjoying the cherry blossoms in unusually hot summer like temperatures… we made time first thing that same morning to visit our favorite bluebells with our traveling tea cup in tow… … Continue reading

Spring has Sprung Tea…

in quest for signs of spring here in the Washington DC area Mr Magpie and I took the traveling tea cup out and about this past weekend… the National Cherry Blossom Festival activities are in full swing but the cherry blossoms … Continue reading

Enchanted Bluebell Forest Tea

some of you have been on this Bluebell walk with me before… both the cherry blossoms and the bluebells were early this year by a good three weeks at least… we amaze ourselves at just how many photos we manage … Continue reading

Bluebell Bliss…again and again

it is that magical time of year again here in Northern Virginia… when the forest floor of the Bull Run Regional Park turns blue… with Virginia Bluebells  (Mertensia virginica)… as far as the eye can see… they are like the … Continue reading