Showing posts with label Kwanzan cherry trees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kwanzan cherry trees. Show all posts

Monday, May 22, 2017

Spring With A Cherry On Top ...



“Came the spring with all its splendor,
All its birds and blossoms,
All its flowers and leaves and grasses.”
                   ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
                                ~ 1807-1882
An artistic view of delightful cherry blossoms that top off an April afternoon with the spirit of spring on North Ott Street near Cedar Creek Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Kwanzan Cherry Trees line the city with splendor with their beautiful but fleeting pink canvas.

There are 46 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees in the vicinity. The original trees date to the late 1950s and early 1960s.


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Canvassing Cherry Blossom Row ...



“Filling a space in a beautiful way – that is what art means to me.”
                             ~ Georgia O’Keeffe
                                       ~ 1887-1996
Kwanzan Cherry Trees line the city with beauty in April on North Ott Street near Cedar Creek Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania as afternoon traffic flows by their beautiful but fleeting pink canvas.

There are 46 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees in the vicinity. The original trees date to the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Blossoming In The City ...


"Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit."
                                                       ~ Khalil Gibran
                                                                       ~ 1883-1931

Kwanzan Cherry Trees line the city with beauty in May
on North Ott Street near Cedar Creek Parkway,
Allentown, Pennsylvania.

There are 46 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees in the vicinity.
The original trees date to the late 1950s or early 1960s.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A Side Of Sugar ...



"Besides the autumn poets sing,
a few prosaic days, a little this side of snow,
and that side of the haze."
             ~ Emily Dickinson
                       ~1830-1886

A sprinkling of this season's first sugar like snowfall remains on the ground, enhancing the beauty of a Kwanzan Cherry Tree.

On this November day these Japanese flowering cherry trees are dressed in their autumn finery as they line North Ott Street near Cedar Creek Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

There are 46 Japanese flowering cherry trees in the vicinity. The original trees date to the late 1950s or early 1960s.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Cherry Sundae ...


"Slow down it's Sunday ..."
                           ~ "Sunday In New York"

 Who needs a sundae with a Sunday view as sweet as these
Kwanzan Cherry Trees lining North Ott Street near
Cedar Creek Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania
in May.

There are 46 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees in the
vicinity. The original trees date to the late 1950s
or early 1960s.

As Bobby Darin sang, "Slow down it's Sunday!"