Saturday, May 7, 2011

Sidewalk Tourism: cherry plum blossoms

The weather is getting warmer which means it's sidewalk tourism time. So, this is someone else's tree. After consulting Google I think this is a plum cherry tree. But I could be wrong about that. It's not my tree — I just drive by it in the spring and think "man, that is a pretty tree."

merry cherry


cherry wonder


cherry affection


(not yet titled)


cherry impression


I think I stood there for about 20 minutes photographing this tree, it was just that damned cool. I so have tree envy. You can find some of them in my Artfire shop: SunshineSight

Anyway, Mother's Day is on Sunday — so everyone have a Happy Mother's Day!

28 comments:

Catherine said...

A very pretty tree indeed Sarah! Your blossoms are way ahead of ours. Mine are a few weeks and lots of more sun away yet! But they are getting there!

Beautiful!

Happy Weekend Sarah!
xo Catherine

Yenta Mary said...

I just moved to a new apartment in Ypsi, and there's a GORGEOUS tulip tree in the neighbor's yard; I feel the same way, just admiring it endlessly. As I walk around, there are so many colors and so many beautiful flowers and trees and ... sigh. Spring has finally come to Michigan!!!

Diane ~ said...

What beautiful pics Sarah!!Thanks for sharing your spring with us!

Montanagirl said...

It is truly gorgeous. Makes for great photo-0ps.

Out on the prairie said...

The blooming trees are fun to see. Flowering crabs are in their peak right now so I am headed to a arboritium that has over 100 varieties.Lovely photos Sarah.

Nancy said...

I can understand how difficult it can be to identify flowering trees. If I didn't know what I've got, I'd have no idea what they were! And sometimes, I forget and mis-identify them.

Beautiful photos, Sarah. Happy Mother's Day to you!

Bob Bushell said...

Yeah, you're right, its beautiful.

Sandra said...

i am laughing at your sidewalk tourism comment because we live in a nieghborhood with no sidwalks and i stand in the street and watch out for cars while i spend 20 minutes photgraphing trees. once there was a sunflower bush, about 20 feet tall covered in sunflowers. i had never even heard of one and spent a half hour at that bush. the man was in the yard so i asked his permission to come on the property and walk around the bush. i googled and it is Mexican Sunflowers. thanks for stopping by my blog last night.

slommler said...

You are right! It is a beautiful tree and I can see why envy has struck your heart.
Great capture!
Hugs
SueAnn

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

What beautiful pictures! I love the colors - just the touch of pinkness.

Joanna said...

Yes that is a fabulous tree. I have tree envy about certain special ones too. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Friko said...

My cherry blossoms are already over!
How about calling the untitled one 'parallel lines'?

Dilan Dilir said...

I love the pictures,you´re a amazing photographer!

Regina said...

How pretty!
Have a wonderful week ahead.

S. Etole said...

love your friendly "borrowed" tree ...

Barb said...

I see you're living among beautiful blossoms, Sarah. Wouldn't those cherry blossoms make a lovely pattern for a scarf?

angelshair said...

Gorgeous as usual!! I love your titles too :)

Diana Shearer said...

These are so beautiful! Your work is absolutely gorgeous!!! Thanks for the wonderful comments you made on my blog. I am so looking forward to following yours! Thanks again ~:D

rachel awes said...

thank you
for sharing
the view.
it IS
breathtaking!

koralee said...

So so pretty my friend....I need to take my camera out for a walk. xoxoxo hugs

Dave said...

Flowering Cherry trees look magnificent in spring. And make great photos Sarah. Good shots - Dave

Sylvia said...

I agree, Sarah, that's a pretty tree, beautiful blossoms !
You've taken wonderful pictures !
Wish you a nice week,
Sylvia

Hilary said...

It's lovely how you've singled out a single branch and have it stand out against the hazy background. Beautifully done.

Tammie Lee said...

such lovely visions of beauty!

Happy Little Trees Studio said...

Beautiful! Some of these flowering trees don't look real they're so loaded with blooms!

Frannie said...

Beautiful! I can see why you spent 20 minutes taking photos.

lisa said...

These are just beautiful Sarah!!!

Leanne said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful tree! SOOOOO cool. I think I would have been standing there for 20 minutes, too. Then we could have been the two strange ladies standing at a tree taking pictures together.

Great post. And thanks for stopping by last week! SO appreciate your visit!