Sunday, April 19, 2009

I sat under a Bodhi tree

Bodhi leaf

I prefer my own magnolia; there is more shade. This is photo of a Bodhi leaf. I love the long tale. It is unique.

I did not find enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. I kept wondering why the arboretum would dedicate the tree to the 14th Dalai Lama. I’m pretty sure he never visited.

My wife and I visited the Fullerton Arboretum. Gardeners packed the place to attend the annual Green Scene Plant & Garden show. It was full of 40 to 6o year old women wearing big floppy hats. I managed to find one young girl who looked out of  place.

I’ll visit again when fewer people are around. It was zoo today. I took two good photo’s. This shot of a red flower, and this shot of thorns.

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