Category Archives: A Little Bit of the Everyday

Weekend Escape

A long weekend away. I have not been able to download a post from my Nook as I did in Mexico. I think I’ve just found a backdoor in. We will see.

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Popping In For A Visit

It happened seemingly overnight. Flowers are popping out all over the place to show their gratitude for the watering they got last week. It was also 70 degrees here today. To my friends back on the East Coast…keep the faith!

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No Trespassing

Certain trees took a stand, before the rains came, but you,  you that refused to sign the petition.  Here you are, arms reaching out in surrender.  Too late! It’s over, and just look at what you’ve done, tipping over like a drunk in a bar, taking the … Continue reading

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Phoneography Challenge: Macro (in The Kitchen)

The fundamentals of cooking in our kitchen include a lot of garlic. As I placed a bulb of Allium Sativum back into the molcajete (a Mexican mortar and pestle) where I keep it by the stove, I saw another side of its beauty. … Continue reading

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Pineapple Express

The storm doors seem to have opened.  Northern California is getting the rain that is more usual for this time of year, storms coming in off the Pacific from the Hawaiian Islands; it’s called the Pineapple Express. The wind blowing through the … Continue reading

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Taking A Stand

Out in a dry field off the freeway they stand, the fence in some spots has fallen. But the trees…they’ve taken a stand. Rain, or no rain. Except for one; but that’s a story for another day.

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Phoneography Challenge: Nature; Coming to a Tree Near You

Photos taken with an iPhone 4s at the end of February a couple of years ago.  I’ve already seen blossoming cherry trees in some of the neighborhoods around here.  A herald of spring, though we’ve never really had winter this … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Dry

Nothing so sad as a dry and dusty wine barrel. Seriously, though, I wrote a post about California’s drought the other day, D is for Drought, and it only seems to be more bad news. Yesterday we were told that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

An object of inspiration on the rooftop of San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art.

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Wonderment and Amazement

Birds perch in the barren trees looking out upon their world wonderment and amazement the skies opened briefly last night while they slept

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