cherry blossom forecast:
https://weathernews.jp/s/topics/201801/170075/ (Japanese version only)
https://tenki.jp/sakura/expectation/(Japanese version only)
http://sakura.weathermap.jp/ (Japanese version only)
when and where to see cherry blossoms (Japanese version only):
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
It was hot today. But this April was rainy and cold. It didn't look like April.
I haven't seen a butterfly yet in my yard.
"drawstring pouch in the shape of butterfly" designed by Michiyo Tanaka
Shigeyoshi Inoue(ed), Yasashiku-Tsukureru-Densyou-no-Komonosyugei (Tokyo:Fujin seikatsu-sha,1994),P.34.
There is a confection named oboro-zuki.
"At Ohara, a butterfly flits about in the misty moonlight",written by Naito Jousou(1622-1704)
Many people enjoyed digging clams at the beach during Golden Week holidays. Clams are in seasnon.
Today is the last day of spring according to the lunar calendar.
"butterfly", "misty moon" and "clam digging" are seasonal words of spring.
The season of fresh greenery has come.
Decade ago, cherry blossoms have not yet bloomed when I went into the hospital. A month later, I felt new green leaves were too bright on the way home from the hospital.