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How I am going to take the most awesome rose photos ever, the next time I take rose photos, even if I have to cheat… and also, I am pretty drunk right now, so… uh… yeah…

So yeah, I am back in the Bay Area, my mom turned 95-years-old, and I just got back from the pub where I shared a pitcher of fine English ale with my childhood friend, Andy. We also drunk-called a bunch … Continue reading

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Roses are red… I mean, except when they aren’t…

I see a little red on that one, right at the tips of some of the petals. Okay, I admit it, that one is red. And those are certainly red. That is red… fading to pink. Red with yellow highlights. … Continue reading

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Lit-up clouds, crows in an oak tree, an invisible city, and some roses…

Back in the Bay Area, a cool sunset from my mom’s deck last night. The sunset wasn’t much, but there were some clouds that were lit from below and seemed to glow. These photos don’t really capture the opalescent quality … Continue reading

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A special birthday, a long drive, and a new adventure that isn’t going to be all new…

I am back at my mom’s house in the San Francisco Bay Area, so that means pictures of flowers and dogs and sunsets and lots of other stuff. I drove 500 miles, from San Diego to the place I was … Continue reading

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A rose garden, a sunset, and a city by a bay… the final chapter…

This is it! The last of the photos from the Berkeley Rose Garden and of the sunset from Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. Rare roses that might exist in only one or two other places in the world. A … Continue reading

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A rose garden, a sunset, and a city by a bay… part 5…

Okay, I swear, we are almost done with these. Just one more post to go… after this one… Wait… those aren’t roses… I think that is a honeysuckle… why is that in the Berkeley Rose Garden? Or it might be … Continue reading

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A rose garden, a sunset, and a city by a bay… part 3…

What is this all about? What do these things have in common? Is that the Golden Gate Bridge way over there? How do these things tie together? How did you get photos of San Francisco from this angle? Why are … Continue reading

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