"We have a photo of our daughter in her stroller with cherry blossoms raining down," she said. "This is our annual cherry blossom stroll. This is spring."
Cherry blossoms' delayed debut doesn't dim enthusiasm →
As she struggled to steady a branch for a photograph, Oakton resident Carol Cross, 59, said she has been making the trek to see the blossoms with her family since she moved here in 1996.