I had the opportunity to go into D.C. today right in time for the peak of the cherry blossoms. I have only been 1 other time in the 8 years I have lived here and it was so cold and rainy. However, today, it was a beautiful day and because the cherry blossoms have peaked early due to the insanely gorgeous weather we have been having here…there were very few people out and about today; which made it fairly easy to get some great pictures. I never realized that the tidal basin is over 3 miles long, and I walked the entire thing 😉 For anyone who has never experienced the cherry blossoms, you clearly are missing out! They are AH-MAZ-ING! So, here are some of the favorites I took today…ENJOY!
Right before Thanksgiving this past year, a wounded deer started coming around the woods in our backyard. Every night I rush home so I can see how Larry (that’s what we named him) is doing. He has become the neighborhood “talk” and yesterday I got close enough to take a few pictures of him. It was quite a site as I was tiptoeing barefoot through the back yard to get close enough to get some pictures. I got really close before he got uncomfortable and got up, but he didn’t run away. I think he was probably saying “WOW – Close enough SISTA”. I have a feeling that Larry isn’t going to be with us much longer so I will cherish these pictures I took of him. He really is such a sweet deer and even comes when we call and whistle for him. I would dare say a few more months and I could literally have him eating out of my hand.
Meet Noah…my handsome nephew. A few weeks ago, I decided that instead of getting all of these random pictures of my nieces and nephews, I would schedule a photo shoot with each of them right before their birthdays every year. I have never been a big fan of “school pictures” and that is what most people get each year. So, yesterday, Noah and I ventured into Crystal City to take some photos of him. His Birthday is coming right up in a few weeks and I happened to have the weekend free. I am so proud of Noah – he did a fabulous job and we had a blast capturing these.
I love all of Noah’s pictures…but these next two are probably my favorites.