Old Friends

Starbursts of California Buttercup, long blooming.             Old Friends Our morning walks are meetings with many old friends, natives to this area, always blooming in the same locations. They are a little later this year with the cold winter and early spring, but they remind us, This is the beginning,… Read more »

Wildflower Lesson

Mission Bells (or Chocolate Lily) is hard to see. Surprise of the underside! Mission Bells, or Chocolate Lily (I do not know the difference), is blooming! It is a rare wildflower on our ranch, maybe because its coloring makes it rare to see!  Last year as I was attempting to photograph one blossom, it suddenly disappeared… Read more »