And now, the mandatory post of flower pictures in my mom’s garden…

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I always do these posts when I visit my mom in the Bay Area.

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I love that steep garden, where I played as a small child.

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And the view of San Francisco and the bay, seen over the roof from the top level of the yard.

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The yard does look a little different.

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When my three brothers and I were young, there were a lot more forts back there. And underground hiding places, and tunnels, and random holes, and army men scattered about.

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Uh… that one is almost sexual, I just noticed.

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This is supposed to be a family-friendly blog.

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None of that plant porn here, oh no.

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Then again, as my 95-year-old mother says: ‘Nature in the wild is seldom mild’!

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The weather has been very nice… especially for the Bay Area in December.

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It has been t-shirt weather in the middle of the day, something which doesn’t always happen here, even in the middle of summer.

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Okay, I am going to get my new Christmas toy… the digital microscope… and make you guess what I am taking super-close-up images of. Come on, play the game. Nobody even tried to guess on the first post.

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Maybe some things from this post will make it into the next post. HINT!


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