“Look at the cherry blossoms!
Their color and scent fall with them,
Are gone forever,
The spring comes again.”
I was in my forties the first time I went to Washington, DC. I remember vividly how amazed I was to finally see, in person, all of the things I had seen throughout my life on television. During one of my visits to DC, I was able to be there while the cherry blossoms were blooming. About a month ago, I mentioned to my husband that I would like to see the cherry blossoms bloom again in my lifetime.
To my delight, further investigation showed