Hard… 26 December 2010Posted by marisacat in California / Pacific Coast, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter.
A butterfly in a flower in Los Angeles, California [Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images]
.. to let go of red, it is such a beautiful color. The legend posted along wth the photo in the wildlife gallery at the Guardian does not say so, but it is a hibiscus… which are all over Southern California.
I used to visit in a house on Mulholland Drive, surrounded by bushes of pink and red hibiscus blossoms…. Which I constantly plucked to put in water – – no matter how many times I saw the fast fade and wilt they go thru, it was impossible to believe.