ATTENDEES: Kate C, myself
WEATHER: B. Very sunny, but cool and allergy-ridden.
CHERRY BLOSSOM STATUS: We're really in the peak season at this point. As you can see in the closeup of the slideshow's 10th photo, the cherries along the Esplanade are really only at 50% bloom. It's also important to note that although the official BBG map treats all cherries as equal, clearly, they are not. Most of today's closeups show a more fluffy, round, large, almost American-looking blossom, while the photos from the last two weeks have smaller blossoms with more elegant branch structures, similar to weeping willows.
ANIMALS: Limited animals today. Ducks, robins, squirrels.
...BUNNIES?: No. Bitter about it.
NOTABLES: We walked a different path today to walk through the Fragrance garden which, honestly, need some work. It's smelly alright but there are many competing flowers in a small space so it's hard to determine what you're smelling.