It started with an article in the newspaper on Sunday about all the fun things going on for this year's Cherry Blossom Festival (the 100th anniversary of the second gift of 3,020 trees from Japan)(the first gift had to be destroyed in 1910 because of pests):
and all the fun events at the Sackler Gallery! THe National Gallery of Art! The National Geographic Society! The Japanese Information Society! The Library of Congress! and of course, Everywhere Else in D.C.!
And then the Sunday comics had this classic Charlie Brown on the front page...
Which makes me remember this:
and then this:
And goodness gracious, this:
And how this is one of my most favorite craft projects with the girls, ever:
I really, really miss D.C.