Next to the Cherry Blossoms by the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, are beds of tulips. It isn’t a huge area but it is a wonderful splash of color. It is kind of like a mini Keukenhof (in the Netherlands). Actually if you know the Netherlands at all, you could imagine it being the Keukenhof at Madurodam. Madurodam is a park in the Hague filled with miniature villages, people, farms, roads, cars. I saw the miniature White House on display there once. My mother used to live right next door to Madurodam. My mother loves tulips. It is my mother’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Mom!