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340/365 : A pear with a checkered past

The Williams’ bon chrétien pear, commonly called the Williams pear, or the Bartlett pear in the United States and Canada, is the most commonly grown variety of pear in most countries outside Asia. The origins of this variety are uncertain. “Bon Chrétien” (Good Christian) is named after Francis of Paola, …

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304/365 : California Dreaming

After the incredible sunny week we just had, this weekend has been a hard right turn back to reality: cold, wet, and gray.

For some reason, I’ve had “California Dreamin'” by the Mamas and Papas stuck in my head on repeat for a day or so (there are worse earworms to be afflicted with, I’m sure). When I saw this leaf on my front walk today, I knew it complement my earworm, despite it not being winter.

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