Another Bunch of Bouquets to Art 2015

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Can't help myself. I found a few more photos taken at last week's Bouquets to Art show at the DeYoung Museum in San … [Read more...]

Help! My Dracena Marginata Has Hit the Ceiling — What Can I Do?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's true. My graceful dracena marginata is doing itself in. It's hurling itself mercilessly against our living room … [Read more...]

Point-and-Shoot Heaven: Photographing a Flower Garden Just Before Dusk

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A little rain, a little dirt, a little sun, some red wiggler worms, and a few kitchen scraps and you’ve got yourself a … [Read more...]

It’s Spring in Our Brilliant, Bursting, Buzzing Front Yard

 By Barbara Falconer Newhall When I think of March, I think of mud. Half frozen, slurpy, messy, car-stuck-in-the-road mud. That's because I grew up … [Read more...]

Snow in California

Apparently, it snowed last night on our little hill in Oakland. There was still snow all over the place at 11 a.m. -- on cars, on the lawn around a hilltop … [Read more...]