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A grouchy cat, a minion in tie dye, a hungry shark, some flowers, and some psychedelic cavemen… sort of…

We have reached the last day of my latest adventure to the Bay Area. I was still in Santa Cruz, visiting my cousins, While I waited for everybody to get ready to go out to breakfast, I took a few … Continue reading

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The rare roses of Berkeley… the final chapter…

So now you know all about the rare roses of Berkeley… or you do if you read the earlier posts in this series. I promised you a story, and here it is: Many years ago… back in a strange time … Continue reading

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The rare roses of Berkeley… part 4…

I know, it doesn’t even look like a rose, does it? You would know why, if you read the previous posts in this series. And no, I am still not ready to tell my other funny story yet. Just enjoy … Continue reading

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The rare roses of Berkeley… part 3…

Okay, in the last post, I explained why the roses in the Berkeley Rose Garden are so rare that they might exist only in one or two other places in the world. In the next post… or the one after … Continue reading

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The rare roses of Berkeley… part 2… (or): Why are the roses rare?

A reader asked why I called these roses in Berkeley rare. No, I didn’t choose the word carelessly. I am sure I told this story a long time ago, but let’s go through it again. It turns out that all … Continue reading

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The rare roses of Berkeley… part 1…

Yes, those are roses… and I have a bunch more pictures of roses… and some stories to tell about the roses. For now, just enjoy the roses.

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I know… more pictures of flowers in my mom’s garden… but now with gratuitous photos of San Francisco and the Golden Gate thrown in!!!

I am falling behind on posting about my Bay Area adventures! Okay, I realize that, technically, walking into my mom’s backyard and taking pictures of flowers might not classify as an adventure… But who doesn’t like flowers? And being in … Continue reading

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