Garden with new acquisitions, flowers, grafts, sprouting cactus seeds, squirrels, Leo and a lizard. MOLAA: Judith Hernández – A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real; INK – Stories on Skin. David’s birthday at Code & Coffee meetup. Visit to M. B. Landscaping & Nursery – after driving by a million times. Clifford and Alexander. Moon and Venus.
Garden with cactus flowers and grafts, squirrels, birds. LA County Arboretum with Larry. Gary Duke’s cactus garden. Langer’s with Christy..
The Jackfruit Experience w/Megan. Group sing-along at Sammy and Marie’s. Mayflower Seafood Restaurant w/BJ, Sara, Elissa and Manny Pacquiao. Garden highlights, including newly identified Kalanchoe rotundifolia. Neighbor Paul’s succulents. Running down camera battery in my office. Linda’s studio with preserved graffiti panel and neighboring succulent gardens; Hanging Gardens of La Cienega Blvd.
Around Town with Elissa and Xochi. Downtown with Sara: Edison Building, Central Library exhibits (Oaxacalifornia. Aftermath – War Is Only Half the Story, and WE WON’T GO – The LA Resistance, Vietnam and the Draft, including letter from LA High classmate Arthur Zack, “Statement of Refusal of Induction, 1968”). bLAckwelder living wall on La Cienega Blvd. Orange County Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale. Garden party with family and friends. Little Ethiopia with Sara and Geri. Three LACMA exhibits: In the Fields of Empty Days – The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art; Mimbres Ceramics; Shawn, Mooney, and the Apotheosis of American Labor. Garden scenes.
Garden with showy Golden Torch and Night-blooming Cereus blooms, mammals, bees, etc. Long Beach WordPress Meetup. Daytrip to Oakland to visit with Shirley and David; lunch in San Francisco with Mitch, Darius and Ethan. July 4th fireworks. Elissa and Xochi at Xochilt Market on Broadway. Crescent moon with Venus.