Photo gallery: Remembering Michael Jackson
In this Sept. 15, 1972 file photo, The Jackson 5, from left, Tito, Marlon, Michael, Jackie and Jermaine perform during the "Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour" in Los Angeles. (AP Photo, file)
In this Jan. 30, 1981 file picture, Michael Jackson, right, and Diana Ross hold their American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Jackson won for favorite soul album and Ross won for favorite female soul vocalist. (AP Photo)
In this April 19, 1997 file photo, pop star Michael Jackson, right, poses by his wax figure at the Grevin Wax Museum in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz, file)
In this Aug. 25, 1993 file photo, American pop star Michael Jackson performs during his "Dangerous" tour in Bangkok. (AP Photo/Jeff Widerner, file)
In this Feb. 16, 1998 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor arrives with pop singer Michael Jackson at the Pantages Theater in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles for a birthday celebration for Taylor. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
In this Jan. 31, 1993 file picture, Michael Jackson performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)
In this Thursday, Sept. 7, 1995 file picture, Michael Jackson performs during the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
In this Thursday, March 5, 2009 file picture, Michael Jackson punches the air during a news conference in London's O2 Arena announcing that he is set to play ten live concerts in July. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
In this Thursday, Sept. 8, 1994 file picture, Michael Jackson kisses his wife Lisa Marie Presley during the 11th Annual MTV Music Awards at New York's Radio City Music Hall. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
In this Tuesday Nov. 19, 2002 file picture made from video, Michael Jackson holds his child Prince Michael II, his head hidden by a towel, over a balcony of the Adlon Hotel in Berlin. Jackson, in Germany to attend an awards ceremony, had been waving to German fans, when he brought the baby onto the balcony. (AP Photo/APTN)
In this Dec. 4, 1995 file photo, pop star Michael Jackson, right, poses with French pantomime artist Marcel Marceau in New York during a rehearsal for Jackson's HBO television special "Michael Jackson: One Night Only." Jackson, 50, died in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
In this Jan. 16, 1984 file photo, actress Brooke Shields, left, and singer Michael Jackson are full of smiles as they arrive for the 11th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, file)
TJ Thomas and Marie Bouchard remember Michael Jackson at Jackson star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Thursday June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
In this Saturday, April 20, 2002 file picture, Michael Jackson performs "Dangerous" during the taping of the American Bandstand's 50th anniversary show in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2001 file picture, Michael Jackson performs "The Way You Make Me Feel" with Britney Spears during Jackson's "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years" concert at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, Pool)
Women embrace outside UCLA Medical Center after learning of the death of Michael Jackson at his home in Los Angeles Thursday, June 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
In this May 6, 2009 image released courtesy of Michael Jackson, pop star Michael Jackson is shown in Los Angeles during rehearsals for his upcoming concert in London. (AP Photo/courtesy of Michael Jackson)
In this Nov. 22, 2002 file photo, Michael Jackson wears a mask as he leaves a gallery in Berlin. Jackson, 50, died in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Jockel Finck, file)
In this Friday, Jan. 16, 2004 file picture, Michael Jackson waves to his fans from atop his limousine after his arraignment on child molestation charges at the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Our trees here in Thurston, as well as other areas, are really starting to bloom because of the warmer weather. Love it.
I caught this image of the predawn waxing Moon a couple of mornings ago. The Moon glow on the clouds is what caught my eye.
Crocus bloom in my back yard.