Saturday, March 31, 2007

Lost in the Cherry Blossom Hype: DC's Magnolias

I enjoy DC's annual Cherry Blossom Festival, hitting the Tidal Basin every year to rent a paddle boat and soak in our region's most obvious sign of spring.

But overlooked in the cherry blossom fuss are all the other types of blooming trees that make DC so colorful in the spring. Most days during my lunch break at work, I take a walk to Lafayette Park in front of the White House, and the magnolia trees have really been incredible this week:
And a sign that America still loves bad movies -- on my way back to the office I passed the crew in town to film National Treasure 2. Nicholas "Don't These Glasses Make Me Look Smart" Cage and Jon Voigt were staying out of the sun while the next shot was set up:
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