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My Favorite Things – Springtime in D.C.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m still thrilled to live and work in New York City.  That said, cherry blossom time in Washington, D.C. IS hard to beat!  This week the temps in the nation’s capital have gone from being in the mid-30s and 40s to a balmy 78 degrees today.  Though the cherry blossoms around the tidal basin are still not sure if winter’s gone for good, I’m betting that they’ll overcome their shyness and burst into bloom over the next two days.  (Fingers crossed!)

Here’s what’s blooming so far around the Foggy Bottom and Georgetown neighborhoods…



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My Favorite Things – The Colors of Spring

After all…

“Color is the fruit of life.”

(Guillaume Apollinaire)

white flowers on bush

green leaves

vibrant blue flowers



snow drops

magnolia tree

Conservatory Garden in springtime

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