To anyone who has not been in San Francisco in the winter it will be hard to believe these are winter photos, taken in the past couple of years in The San Francisco Botanical Garden during the month of January. I know; it’s a delight. San Francisco is a very mild, summer-dry, winter-wet climate, where it[...]
The facts are pretty clear: the planet Earth is heating up, we are facing extinctions not seen in Epochs, and human population continues to explode, consuming resources beyond Nature’s capacity to replenish. What are you going to do about it? Our future seems grim and it’s tempting to ignore the facts and hope it will all go[...]
Can it actually be 2017? Did any of you make New Year’s resolutions?
I’m currently celebrating having attained 10,000 Instagram followers by giving away all four of my books! See details. Instagram is pure eye-candy, one luscious photo right after another. Captions tend to be brief or nonexistent. If you have a favorite topic, such as “echeverias,” you can scroll through glorious echeveria photos simply by searching for #echeverias. Not only does[...]
Be it known that I love cookies so, alleluia!, the holidays are here. Now that I have your attention I want to talk about Christmas, not the “holidays”. I love the spirit of Christmas, the coming of Jesus. There, I have said it. I also like the wisdom of Epicurius, Lau-Tzu, and Jefferson, but now it is[...]