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With the Jefferson Memorial in the distance across the water, a woman runs along the Tidal Basin, passing under low hanging branches as the cherry blossoms make an early arrival in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)
Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR
With the Jefferson Memorial in the distance across the water, a woman runs along the Tidal Basin, passing under low hanging branches as the cherry blossoms make an early arrival in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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