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Life is full

of struggles




unanswered questions

senseless void

gaping hole

but, then again,

there is always a breakthrough

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Cup of Gold: California Poppy

The spring flowers in a wet year were unbelievable. The whole valley floor, and the foothills too, would be carpeted with lupins and poppies … Every petal of blue lupin is edged with white, so that a field of lupins is more blue than you can imagine.
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Anchor & Heart Lacquer "Cold Water & Sunshine" 

So Anchor & Heart Lacquer is a fairly new brand. I discovered Taryn and her beautiful polish right before her very first collection came out. I was instantly interested because her polishes were gorgeous and they told a story. 273 more words

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Saying Home

California’s Interstate 5 is a 1,400-mile-long highway that has a reputation, particularly in its 460-mile stretch through Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys, for utter homogeneity and the ability to bore even hardened highway veterans to stunned vapidity. 606 more words


Cups of Gold: California Poppies

These “cups of gold,”  California poppies, grow like weeds in the ditches and gardens of the Pacific Northwest.   They are also the California state flower.  You can read more about them at this… 29 more words

Flowers & Botany

{color, color everywhere...nature's paint box does it again}

Sometime in February I started reading about how the moist El Niño weather pattern gently germinated the dormant wildflower seeds and for the first time in a long time the deserts were awash in color–a Super Bloom. 458 more words


Painting: California Poppies

California Poppies are the state flower of California. They are protected. When I hike pretty much anywhere in California in the spring, they grow like weeds. 67 more words