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A father and his son, walking together. They enjoy each other’s company, the father giving lessons about nature without being too obvious that he is teaching anything at all. Sometimes no word are exchanged, and the moment is enough. The … Continue reading

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I even managed to get some good pictures of a bumblebee!

Bumblebees are harder to photograph than most birds and butterflies. To get one in focus in flight is a rare treat. It turns out that the garden next door has flowers that attract not only butterflies, but bumblebees as well. … Continue reading

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Forget all those stupid birds, I had the best butterfly day ever!!!… part 2… now with real words…

In that last post, I let the butterflys… wait… butterflies? Seriously, spellchecker, that makes them sound like flies… Anyway, I let those gorgeous insects speak for themselves. This time, I will be their spokesperson. I’m sure they won’t mind. I … Continue reading

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Forget all those stupid birds, I had the best butterfly day ever!!!

Details… and more pictures… to follow.

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Some perks of driving 500 miles in a motor home to visit my 97-year-old mother at the house in the Bay Area where I grew up, in a socially-distant, responsible manner… I mean the visit, not me when I was growing up, I was perhaps socially-distant, but no way was I ever responsible…

So I borrowed my mother-in-law’s motor home to visit my mom. Is that weird? Also, is it weird that for a 60-year-old guy my legs are still so sexy? First perk; Dew-speckled roses in the morning. Sorry, I know you … Continue reading

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Brief moments in the lives of random dogs, as told in words and pictures I took at the dog park while visiting my mother in the Bay Area…

Where’s my ball??? I got my ball. Where’s my ball??? I have a ball. Me too, and mine is newer. Can we keep it? I need a friend. Let’s dance! You smell like you would be a good friend. Oh, … Continue reading

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Let’s try that again without the depressing commentary…

Because the day was lovely. And the world is still chugging along. The pelicans were practicing their formation flying. A cormorant was diving for fish. The Golden Gate was very golden. The sunset was nice. San Francisco Bay was majestic. … Continue reading

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Ramblings on modern life, accompanied by photos I took of the San Francisco bay, while petting lots of dogs at the dog park because I miss my dogs when I come to the Bay Area to visit my mom…

A city wreathed in mist, or maybe the smoke from the many fires burning through the west. Beautiful and yet hard to see, so close and so far at the same time, like sanity and normalcy these days. Will the … Continue reading

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The garden where I played as a child…

The old plum tree on the top level of our backyard. Every year, mom would say “don’t eat too many plums” and every year at least two of us, my three brothers and I, would get tummy aches… or worse. … Continue reading

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That was a really long drive in a motor home just to see some birds and flowers…

Wait, what? That is just plain rude! Simmer down, I was just kidding. I get to see my mom and another of my brothers, and the Bay Area, and maybe some old friends… but I did have to drive through … Continue reading

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