Shapes of spring

Spring flowers come in many different amazing shapes as well as colors. For example, when I first noticed this plant (below) in a neighborhood front yard, it was the yellow flowers that initially caught my eye. Then I realized there was a lot more going on here than just small yellow flowers. I’d never seen a plant like this before; […]

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Afternoon bloom

I got out of the house this afternoon for a walk around the neighborhood with the Big Guy. A lot of other people clearly had the same idea since we had a perfectly sunny spring day. It seems to me that the California poppies are much larger than usual this year! Has anyone else noticed this?

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Suburban spice

Living in the suburbs often seems a bit dull, especially compared to life in a large city. Endless rows of well-tended lawns and gaping garage doors don’t seem to offer much to point my camera at. But if I keep my eyes open and look very carefully, here and there I might spot something that adds a bit of spice […]

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