We're back from vacation!
Man, it's beautiful. I don't think I ever noticed it when I was there. It's just what I always knew. But it's so...so...(this is going to sound sort of stupid)...it's so... BRIGHT!
On this last trip we were out picking citrus on my grandfather's property. In January. In flip flops.
And I remembered that photograph. And I remembered, despite the sprawl, the traffic, the excess and the haste, why people like to live there...