Finally I heard from Sanae my Japanese friend who lives in Tokyo.  She said that no matter how hard the situation is in Japan they are having this year one of the best Cherry Blossom, and it is reminding her of D.C. Cherry Blossom!

I took these pictures last year, when Sanae was still living in D.C.

This post is dedicated to you Sanae, I hope Tokyo and Japan will have many good Cherry Blossom to come.