Very few things in this world make me as happy as I am when I see cherry blossoms in bloom.
This year, they seem especially full and vibrant. Perhaps it's because they opened their flowers a bit later than they normally do (or so it seems). Or, they may seem so bright because Spring came late and the winter, though not exceptionally cold or snowy, seemed interminably gray.
Anyway, I didn't have my regular camera with me when I rode to work today. So, I used my cell phone to capture the radiance of these cherry blossoms: