Los Angeles River Trail with Stubby and Emma. Cactus flowers. Santa Monica with Jim, Mogan and Mitch. Conejo Valley Botanic Garden with Gayle, Iris and Steve. My office walls. R&R Soulfood with BJ. Ron’s birthday party at Maureen’s. Ian, Laura and Anna make friends with Stubby. Westwood Memorial Park. Gayle’s neighborhood walk.
Visit to Pacific Grove. Coalinga, with Swainson’s Hawk.SH 198, over Diablo Range; serpentine outcropping. Pacific Grove with Elissa, Xochi and Bev. Monterey with seals and sea lions. Brown pelicans at the mouth of the Carmel River. Salinas Valley adventure.
My garden. Gayle’s garden and neighborhood. Harry Bosch’s neighborhoods. Rosedale Cemetery. La Brea Tar Pits with Judy and Sue; Levitated Mass. Downtown by Metro; lunch with Christy.
Santa Monica, Easy Avenue, Los Cerritos. Melrose Ave. and environs. Polka Polish Cuisine and visit with Marie. About town. West Hollywood fence art: History of woman’s suffrage. Beachwood Canyon with Gayle. Bluff Park with Larry; wild flowers. My garden with dead but still beautiful Western Tanager. Sunday brunch.
Neighborhood homes with distinctive but unknown architectural style featuring two single-car garages and entry patio.. My garden with spectacular spring cactus flowers, including Golden Torch; potatoes. El Cholo with BJ. Walk in Western Heights. About town; visit with Cliff, giraffes.. Gayle’s garden with more spring blooms. Visit with Marie.