Tag Archives: Grass Valley

Mariposa Lilies

My mom taught me about Mariposa Lilies; her mom taught her. We used to find them on walks with Cindy above South Coast Hospital. “Never pick them; they are endangered.” They thrive in fairly dry hills with just enough water, … Continue reading

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Mimi and Pa’s Ranch

I wish my grandfather had not sold their ranch in California. I have all good memories there of family and being a kid and critters and holidays and making things and first riding a horse and shooting a rifle and … Continue reading

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