Under the Cherry Blossoms

It was a fresh spring day 2020 when I read the sign on the garden gate that said “temporarily closed” due to COVID-19. The benches outside the garden had been taken away to encourage social distancing. It was the beginning of something that no one was able to define or categorize. We were heading intoContinue reading “Under the Cherry Blossoms”

Cherry Blossoms Welcome April

“Between our two lives there is also the life of the cherry blossom.” Matsuo Bashō The cherry blossoms grace our lane ways and gardens, welcoming April, the month that was, in ancient Rome, sacred to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. April is the month that gave us Leonardo da Vinci, William Shakespeare, WilliamContinue reading “Cherry Blossoms Welcome April”