I'm not sure I'd call it the height of summer, given all the recent rain, but it's probably as high as it's going to get this year. This is what my street looks like today. Everything growing at a frantic pace, from every scrap of soil.
The flower of the week? Hosta. You can see some on the right. We have several species of hosta ourselves, as we don't get a tremendous amount of sun.
Compare this photo to one taken in winter.
Monday Mural: rabbit carp - Along the edge of Chinatown near the 880 freeway stands a running frieze of colorful murals. This one caught my fancy because it blends two animals. Wou...
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