Cherry Trees

Posted on Posted in 2008

Just wanted to share a few favorite photos from “hanami”, which means to see cherry blossoms. Yes, we have a special word for doing this, which shows how highly the Japanese value the art of cherry blossom viewing.

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This picture of the kids was taken in front of one of my favorite trees in Sanda. It is just an amazing tree. So pink! So beautiful!

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This is the view when looking up into the trees. On the day we went, the blossoms were just starting to fall. With the wind blowing, there was a glorious feeling of snow falling around us. Like a cotton candy snow.

Jesus made a winner when he came up with cherry trees!