To be alive…

What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.

Kobayashi Issa

(Except in this case, they’re peach blossoms…)




Linking with Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge…The Season of Spring and Floral Friday Fotos and Floral Love.

Thanks to Dotti and the wonderful collaborative blog, Focusing on Life, for the mention!

35 thoughts on “To be alive…

  1. I love all of these gorgeous images, but your first one takes my breath away! Beautiful focus in the foreground and such lovely peach blossom bokeh! I want to just jump into this photo and walk through all that loveliness! I’m visiting from FOL this morning! I love your blog and will be visiting often!

  2. Just gorgeous, Sherry! Each one of them! I’d love to take a walk right into that first image! And your third one with the texture … so lovely! Want to thank you for visiting my site, and for your kind comment, too! Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Sherry these are spectacular shots!! Each and every one. I hope you enjoy watching them mature their fruits to eat later this summer. 🙂

  4. You can practically smell the sweetness of the peaches! Beautiful shots and quotation.

  5. You already know how much I love these. We’ve had some cherry blossom around here, don’t know if I’ve seen an peach blossoms. They sure are lovely and a sight for sore eyes after the winter.

  6. Gorgeous blossom shots – isn’t spring the most glorious season! I love the depth of field in the first two and the fresh green with the pink!

  7. Absolutely a wow wee. those photo shots are stunning — lucky you to capture all that beauty.. I LOVE peach trees and their fruit.. yummy..

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