Photos: Blossoms

These are the cherry blossoms at the Japanese War Memorial on the waterfront of the Willamette River.

This is one of the markers that flanks the entrance. The contrast of old and young is striking as is the expressions. This memorial is a tribute to the Japanese Americans who lost their homes and were interned in the US during WWII.

 

I was using my Petzval lens which is why it has sort of a blurry dreamy effect.
People enjoying the blossoms and the sun on this 70 degree day…..because the rains did return the next day.

 

 

 

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