After a long winter, spring is just around the corner.
Today we visited Ryujin Pond, still half frozen over.
Eastern skunk cabbage peeking out on this warm, sunny day.
Pheasant’s eye flowers behind the Togariishi Museum of Jomon Archaeology. Called “fukujuso” in Japanese, these yellow blossoms are said to bring happiness.
The warm sunshine makes it feel like a late-April day.