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Pomegranate, hazelnuts, and cut up persimmon leaves

A lull this morning

A lull this morning, before the rain comes again — an atmospheric river is headed our way. Atmospheric rivers are relatively long, narrow regions in the atmosphere – like rivers…

Read more about the article Hot and smoky
Dahlia flower and petals, verbena, sage, Japanese anemone

Hot and smoky

It's hot and smoky. This time last year we were evacuated to Oakland, to Elmwood. I made mandalas there with a new palette of botanical species. It was super smoky…