For Love of California

For Love of California

Neighborhood walks featuring mammals along the railroad tracks, refineries with clouds, Dolphin Park with Kori, Maria’s Garden Center. Estampas de la Revolutión Española. Long Beach walks with Larry, Leo and David. Scherer Park and environs, with geese, ducks, turtles and an egret. Gayle’s garden and neighborhood. Architecture, gardens and monuments of Carthay Circle, including apartment where I lived when I first came to California in 1959 and fire-red sun.

Kindness Is Everything

Kindness Is Everything

My garden with flowers, mammals, etc. My neighborhoods with blooming yucca sequence photographed over a month. Gayle’s neighborhood with cactus flowers, succulents, murals (including crochet mural!). My study walls. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, with Larry.

Best Buns in Town

Best Buns in Town

Garden with spiders, newly turned compost pile (whoopee!) and cactus blooms. Neighborhood walks (around the corner from Paradise) with Kori, Stubby and Emma, cool old Cadillac, cycads, blooming Thorncrest century plant, Kaffir Lime (?). Watching Dodger opener with my True Dodger Fan. Gayle’s garden. Gayle’s neighborhood with cool succulent gardens and architecture, alternative housing, book box and native plants garden. Rancho Park with masked friends.

He Was Still a Man

He Was Still a Man

Garden with blooms. Gayle’s garden. Out with Gayle: Sunset Nursery, lunch at Canter’s, walk in the ‘hood. Emma and Stubby.

The Secret Lore of the Cat

The Secret Lore of the Cat

Garden with blooming Silver Ball Cactus graft, Wood Hyacinth, Desert Hollyhock, Epiphyllum, Thanksgiving Cactus, Mammillaria, Echinopsis, Echinofossulocactus and more, volunteer pumpkin, nasturtium, tomato, and a visit from a very handsome cat. Gayle’s garden with Echium fastuosum and bees. Camille M. Carter Memorial Lending Library (in development).

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