Bluebells at Bull Run Park, Virginia

Bull Run Regional Park near Centerville, Virginia is known for spectacular viewing of bluebells during the peak blooming time in April every year. We went there today and took the Bluebell Trail and also trail along the river where the bluebells were especially spectacular. Bluebells […]


Tidal Basin after Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossoms of 2021 were short lived probably due to the unusual warm weather during the past week so the leaves were anxious to come through and forcing the flowers to fade away. We visited the Tidal Basin last Thursday and sure enough there were […]



Magnolias are blooming everywhere in Washington areas. I usually visit the Magnolia Garden at National Arboretum where there are variety of magnolia trees. But this time, I didn’t have to go very far but to looked at my next door neighbor.


Snowdrop Flowers

Like forsythia and daffodil flowers, the rise of snowdrop flowers from the ground also signals the arrival of spring. I took these snowdrop pictures two days ago when I photographed weep cherry blossoms at Brookside Gardens.

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Weeping Cherry Trees

While cherry blossom at Tidal Basin draws much attention in Washington DC areas, Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland do have lots of spring flowers to offer, especially several weeping cherry tree blossoms. It was a beautiful Easter Sunday yesterday and it drew a lots of […]


Morning Mist at the Lake

We are at Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, West Virginia joining our son’s family for a 4-day mini-vacation. I was surprised to see the morning mist (fog) in the lake from our lake side cabin yesterday. As I was ready to take pictures a row boat showed […]


Dramatic Sunset Sky

I took this picture with sun in my back during sunset two days ago in our community. The massive dark cloud and the bright houses shining by the soft sunset light really created dramatic contrast.


Signs of Spring

The first day of spring 2021 was last Saturday (March 20), I went to Brookside Gardens to check out the flowers this week. My favorite daffodil flowers were blooming beautifully. So are some early spring flowers such as hyacinths, camellia, etc.