1. This has been an early Spring here in Southern California. Here are two views of my first RUBY 'Mr. Lincoln' rose bud of the season taken a few days ago BEFORE the rain ...
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3. The purple irises are finished and the yellow ones almost spent but white ones have just opened under my lime tree and daffodils should bloom next.
4. Here are a couple of watery views from the last week's visit to the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. If you enjoy these and missed the ones I shared last week you can click to see more Wetland views here.
5. I enjoyed one final breakfast this morning at the Harbor House Cafe in Sunset Beach shared with my sister before she and her husband head for Yosemite and places beyond ... and I'm feeling a bit sad this afternoon (realizing it will be a long time before our next shared breakfast anywhere) though I'm happy for her that she's able to enjoy life on the road with her husband.