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Jacarandas in May: An Unforgettable Californian Sight With Tips

The sight of those flaming lavender flowers on the Jacaranda trees in May will freeze one in midstep, but the bloom is so fleeting that I forget all about them till the trees are ablaze again. I’m sure the tree owners don’t forget. Signs … Continue reading

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An Indelible Mark

Jacaranda trees are blooming in Southern California, a harbinger of summer that carpets sidewalks, lawns and streets with their sticky purple trumpet-shaped flowers.  Signs appear on doors reading “Please remove shoes before entering.”  The stains left by those sweet smelling flowers cannot … Continue reading

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