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Spring Color, Spring Greens

It seems like lots of us have experienced crazy weather lately, including tornadoes and quasi-typhoons. Where I live, we keep oscillating between turtleneck weather and shorts weather, with the occasional torrential downpour. Nevertheless, there are undeniable signs of spring. All my favorite purple flowers are in bloom: wisteria, ceanothus, and tibouchina. And, oh, the tulips! Here are some pictures of gardens in my neighborhood.

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