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They’re coming, and I’m not just talking about the cherry blossoms. More than 1 million people will crowd around the Tidal Basin to see the cherry blossoms with the peak expected to be later this year around April 11. (This … Continue reading
There’s a hint of color around the Tidal Basin. It’s just a little wisp of red. Maybe I’m making more of it than I should, but spring seems to have finally found Washington after replacing snow with unrelenting rain for … Continue reading
The cherry blossoms took their sweet time coming this year and it seemed to build up a following. I’ve never seen so many people around the Tidal Basin over the past week. It was like the Fourth of July at … Continue reading
Growing up in Washington, I took the cherry blossoms for granted. It was just something that happened every spring. No big deal. Didn’t everyone have them? Well, I learned their value when becoming a tour guide. Like gold falling into … Continue reading
This isn’t a cherry blossom tree. It’s an ash tree in my yard. But where one tree blossoms, soon will those around the Tidal Basin. And then here comes the boom — of tourists. I know, I felt the same … Continue reading