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    Animal Farm 🐾 Update

    With great stealth, he checks out the place... A scenario that keeps repeating itself. Deer, raccoons, rabbits, squirrels, reptiles and rodents alike; they all have their beady eyes on my hard-earned flowers!

  • My Rose Garden Grows

    To find the universal elements enough To find the air and the water exhilarating To be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter To be thrilled by the stars at night To be…

  • Spring is Around the Corner

    Lovely music to accompany your little stroll thru the garden… ~ California Native Wild Lilac ~   Ceanothus is one of my favorite plants ~ it never disappoints. In early to late spring it is…

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    One Weird Hail Storm

    We hear of so many supposed rain storms that are approaching our area of parched California, we hardly pay attention now. I guess a good gully washer would be "News" if it were to actually…

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    Very Big Snake~Surprise!

    I couldn’t fit the whole snake into the photo because she’s about 54″ long! I wondered how long she could hang there, bouncing on the wall. The branch in front isn’t holding her up. She…