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No, these are definitely NOT more pictures of flowers from my mom’s garden, because I promised I was done with that…

See, that is obviously one of the branches of the plum tree in my mom’s backyard, covered with interesting things. I am back in San Diego again, after my visit to my mom in the Bay Area. I know that … 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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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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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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My mom’s garden: Dew-kissed roses in the morning… part 2…

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My mom’s garden: Dew-kissed roses in the morning…

No, that dew isn’t fake dew from my spray mister-bottle! I took these in my mom’s backyard, in the Bay Area, where I am staying for a week… Okay, I am not staying in the backyard, exactly. I am actually … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror off the wall… part 16…

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Mirror mirror off the wall… part 15…

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Mirror mirror off the wall… part 14…

I see funny little faces in the middle of that one…

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