Palm trees, subtropical flowers, high rise buildings, freeway signs, big mall areas are so much the pleasant part of the Los Angeles basin where I lived for three decades. The less pleasant part are the traffic jams, waiting for more than an hour at any restaurant in the weekends.
A few weeks ago I heard from a Canadian musician (Joshua Mills), that when he was a little boy one of his biggest wishes was to see palm trees and subtropical flowers. This was the inspiration for this post.
(Fri Greens, leaf Textures)
Begin with K: Keepsake pic of Peach splash in the fountain
Weeks Favorite: Jacaranda
Yellow or Gold: below
Thursday door frame (below for the whole building)
Did not realize how many subtropical flowers are a such a common sight in Southern California: Agapanthus, Jacaranda, Bougainvillea. Bromeliads
Don’t know if Koi are considered subtropical, but these live in the waters of the Huntington Library in Pasedena
Move It Sign – seen from the freeway close to down town Los Angeles. Left the emergency lights on the bottom, such a part of the city traffic.
When some people treated me like a (rich) cosmopolitan when I lived in the suburbs of LA, I dreaded nothing more, so I started responding, “I live in California.” “Where?” “In the city …by the way ….I like your …”
Am not a cosmopolitan. I like old, but not broken. Hubs just fixed this for me. (Tue Treasures)
The whole background of the door above
Peach, just had her 6th birthday- in this pic splashing
in the fountain when she was 2 years old.
(Thurs. Door, Water World)
Clouds of sunset reflected
(Weekend Reflect, Sky Watch)
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