I hurry to take pictures and sneak a few blossoms from the trees in the park while they last.
May is also Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM).
At some universities, festivities start in April, so it can be an extra-long month, especially for those of us who work in organizations and media focused on Asian American and Pacific Islander voices and stories.
Asian Pacific Heritage Month is the perfect time to learn about these trailblazing women.
And we ate a lot of good food: Chinese, Taiwanese, Indian, Nepali, Thai, Malaysian, Filipino, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Hawaiian, and more.