I hadn’t been entirely sure the greens weren’t weeds, so I was relieved to find this flower. These beauties are the California state flower, and they always remind me of a story Mama told me when I was little. When she was an elementary school teacher, she told her students that it was illegal to pick the poppies and there was an alarm system attached to the roots to catch vandals.
1 year ago today: Starting from seeds
2 years ago today: Amazing, inspiring kids
3 years ago today: Popcorn and Swedish Fish