Not for nothing does my new-ish home town of Pasadena host the annual Tournament of Roses Parade. These shots were taken late afternoon in and around St. Elizabeth of Hungary in the adjacent town to the north, Altadena.
FROM FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
|HEAD OF CHRIST|
REMBRANDT, c. 1648-1656
|CHRYSANTHEMUMS AND YELLOW HORNET|
KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI, 1833-34
| A BUNCH OF PEONIES ON THEIR WAY OUT,|
BUT STILL SO FULLY ALIVE!
|HEAD OF THE ST. DYMPHNA STATUE |
ON THE SHELF IN MY BATHROOM
|this charming spray of oleander caught my eye the other day|
|DENNIS APEL, BEING ARRESTED AT VANDENBERG.|
IF THAT IS NOT THE FACE OF CHRIST, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS.
|DR.TIMOTHY FLANIGAN IN THE "HOT ZONE" OF LIBERIA|
DURING THE EBOLA OUTBREAK.
SEEMS THE PLAID SHIRT IS THE GARMENT OF CHOICE FOR MEN OF
|LOOK AT THESE PEACHES!|
They're small, and not yet ripe, but so pretty.
I spotted them on a tree near Catalina and Lake in Pasadena Sunday.