These gray pods hanging alone in a winter garden were like sleeping animals waiting for the sun. I had to touch them, so velvety soft.
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Happy Fall! It’s cold and windy but surely Indian Summer will return. What’s happened to our hot October days? Arashiyama, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Kyoto, has a rural feel and is full of Autumn color, the momiji maple trees. As I was wandering around looking for old Japan, falling [...]
Incredible singer Dame Cleo Laine performed a two week run this September at the Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko. Wow! Can she dig in and deliver a song! Most nights it was sold out. I guess fans took to heart what Sir John said, that their last gig in SF was [...]
A brown speckled cowbird egg in a blue bird nest. An interloper! Early in the morning when the bluebirds fly around looking for bugs, the cowbird comes to the nest and lays its egg. Then it removes the blue egg. It must think the parents are color blind! It leaves the same number hoping the [...]
When fully hatched and “inflated” this big dragonfly will be about 3″ long. Hours ago it crawled up a tule reed from underwater. Its sticky feet keep a firm hold as the reed whips violently in the wind. During calm moments I see the yellow veins slowly filling the wings. In 10 [...]