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PTC Brick #2. Descanso - Hampstead - St. Katherine - Glen Oaks

19.3 miles, 1:21 moving time, 1,644 ft elevation, 44 suffer score, 172 W, 755 kJ Work, 105 Training load

PTC Brick started at 5:30pm. It’s still early for many folks to make it. 89 more words


Friday I'm in Love: Clivias

This plant was new to me before coming to California but the camellia collection at Descanso Gardens is underplanted with a mass of them and they are… 28 more words

Happiness Project

Camellias and Reflection

Bold Jack Frost’s vibrant camellias,

ribboning across the pond surface,

tablescape of sky blue reflections,

for Miss Springtime’s upcoming luncheon.



At Descanso Gardens, La Cañada, California

~~Yes, California is in the grip of a drought, and the world of Descanso Gardens is a little tired and wilted.  Still, even on a day like this, Descanso is one of the most beautiful places around Los Angeles–meandering, un-manicured and a little wild, affordable, but most of all restorative.~~






Ordinary Places

Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall

For this week’s photo challenge, Wall, my thoughts drifted through a vast inventory of appropriate photos. From graffiti covered walls in Los Angeles and Hollywood, to the walls of fabric in downtown LA’s Fabric District. 70 more words


Early Blooms at Descanso Gardens

Hello Friends!

Just wanted to share the promise of warmer weather and some Spring Blooms with all of those suffering through one of the worst winters we’ve seen, here in the States, in quite a long time. 28 more words