Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Pink and Blue

"Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers,
but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms"
~ Ikkyu Sojun

Cherry blossoms in full bloom against a powder blue sky... an enduring metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life

View Street in the Garden City...
Spring arrives early here on southern Vancouver Island... Victoria's annual Flower Count has started and runs until March 3rd, 2007. This event marks the end of winter and the start of an early spring! Submit your blossom count... it's at 989,830,769 and continues to flourish and grow! The record is an amazing 8.5 billion blooms...

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