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Spring Blooms

I can never remember the names of flowers and trees and today is no exception. I captured this image almost a month ago after Jacinta spotted this beautiful display of nature.

We are to be married today, it’s all hectic around here but our prayers have been answered and the rain is clearing off. I’m looking forward to saying “I do” later and making Jacinta my beautiful wife!
Slightly later… we got a mention on the radio when Ian Dempsey read out my text. A pity he fluffed up my surname but their text machine must have mangled it somehow! Jacinta reminded me that it’s a cherry blossom in the photo above!

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

16 replies on “Spring Blooms”

Wow. Good for you and good luck! And yep, cherry is the most beautiful blossom. We had a pink cherry tree in the front garden of the house where I grew up – fond memories.

Congratulations to both of ye! I, like everyone else, am expecting to see lots of ‘from the hip’ photos of the wedding 🙂

Congratulations from me as well! 🙂 I meant to send you an email when I first heard about the wedding but I just figured you were busy enough as is 😉

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THAT’s what those flowers are!!! Matt and I must have taken a dozen of them on the trip, and we had no clue…Thanks for clearing that up!
Welcome back, and lots of well wishes for you and Jacinta are being projected from Texas at this very moment! Yours, Charleen

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