Yes, amidst all the lying, backstabbing, under-the-table wheeling and dealing, and other trademark dirty tricks we routinely see coming out of Washington, DC, there is beauty to be seen there as well – in the form of the National Cherry Blossom Festival:
A few weeks ago, shortly after my trip to the mountains, I asked readers to send me pictures of what the scenery looked like where they were. Without further ado, here they are. Please note that the only editing I did with these pictures was to size them down to fit in this post. Thanks to all who contributed
I’m still sorting through all the photos I took at the mountains this weekend (it was close to 160) but wanted to post this one as sort of a “sneak peek” at what you’ll be seeing once I get done organizing and uploading them.
Today is the first official day of autumn, but you couldn’t tell it by the temperatures here in Charlotte, which currently register 87 degrees – and they are forecasting a high of 96.