I think you'll like the results. But we begin with ducks.
|Friendly Neighborhood Ducks|
And a few steps along, the first flowers I've photographed this spring:
Further on down, there was a fine representative of the family corvidae having a bit of a bath:
The path goes on along behind some office buildings. The cherry trees are still in bloom, and there was this branch against the windows that reminded me of Japanese woodblock prints:
|Cherry Blossoms and Window|
The roads by my house have little islands of life in the medians, where they've planted plum trees. I'm fairly sure they're plum trees. They're some sort of fruit tree, and they bloom a bit later than the cherries, anyway. And those delicate blossoms against the rough, moss-covered trunks are just ethereal:
|Blossoms, Buds and Trunk|
On the street corner, there's a lovely old cherry tree whose blossoms are ideally placed for admiring. Some of the young branches are reaching up the trunk, framing themselves perfectly.
|Cherry Blossoms and Trunk|
And the sun peeked out for just a few moments, and the results - well, see for yourselves.
|Cherries in the Sun|
Down the road, more medians, more plums, and branches hanging against a stormy sky.
|Plum Storm Sky|
|The Road Home|