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Through the leaves via Instagram

January 6th, 2020 No comments

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Through the leaves

Through the leaves

The slanted Winter sun shines through the leaves of our ash tree in the back garden.

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Ridgeline Silhouette, Arroyo Seco by Douglas E. Welch [For Sale]

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View from The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch via Instagram

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Ornamental Pear (Pyrus kawakamii) via Instagram

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What is your favorite sign of Spring?

Ornamental Pear (Pyrus kawakamii)

These common street trees always put on a show this time of year. Their falling petals can resemble snow flurries as the bloom peaks, which can be quite confusing when the temperatures are in the high seventies. Despite a few flakes of snow that dropped into the San Fernando Valley this winter, these blossoms are far more common. 

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Autumn Color on a Historic Campus via Instagram

January 22nd, 2019 Comments off

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Autumn Color on a Historic Campus via Instagram

Autumn Color on a Historic Campus

Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri

There is always something special for me about walking a college campus — whether is is old and historic lime @stephenscollege or fairly modern one like Cal Poly Pomona — where my son attends and my wife teaches.

College campuses always carry a sense of growth and opportunity for me. The energy, and often, lack of aged cynicism, reminds me of the younger person I once was. There can be a bit of melancholy too, though, as I am confronted with all those plans that didn’t quite work out and this I abandoned for more life-necessary work. 

Of course, I am sure some of my rose-colored memories come from the fact that college is where I met @drrosannewelch on the first night of my Fall Semester. Events like that are sure to color your thoughts for a lifetime. 

Still, no matter how young the students start to appear — (When did colleges start accepting junior high aged students? 🤪) — or how old it makes me feel, I’ll still carry a special feeling for college campuses and the hope they carry

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Autumn Color, Columbia, Missouri via Instagram

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Golden Autumn Leaves via Instagram

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Red leaves in Autumn via Instagram

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Red edges on Autumn Oak Leaves via Instagram

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Palm Springs Thanksgiving Weekend via Instagram

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