Category Archives: Mystery plant

Holly Leave me Cheery

Is it too early in the morning for a groan-inducing native plant pun?  I apologize, just thought it was a knee-slapping way to introduce today’s interview victim…er… subject. Brian Holly is a hardcore Ojai local, OVLC board member, biologist at … Continue reading

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Erin & Elisa’s Excellent Adventure

Elisa and her pal from LA Erin hit Gridley on Sunday morning for a warm and wonderful wander.  Not only did they return with a veritable treasure trove of pictures, but the poor achy lasses followed up by helping me … Continue reading

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All You Need is Cluff

OK I know it’s a tad cheesy, but if you don’t at least smile as you watch this video you may very well be an android… like straight out of Blade Runner, programmed so well that you don’t even realize … Continue reading

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Addenda, Ephemera & Miscellany

Before you become so deeply engrossed in my musings that you plunge into a state of catatonia, awakening in a puddle of drool and Earl Grey tea sometime Saturday afternoon, have a gander at this weekend’s event calendar.

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Monday Mornin’ Mystery

Yeah I know the picture stinks, gotta keep you on your toes.  Found on Rice Creek trail, in the shade, 6 inches tall.  First one with the right answer gets a free Ojai Rambler oven mitt.

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The Impudence of Youth

Something new and relatively fun today, what my Games Magazine calls “Eyeball Benders“.  These are very close up pictures of common local native plants showing their fresh young growth of winter.  They were all taken in the last week on … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Mystery

It’s been a long time since we’ve been stumped so I thought I’d throw this out there for the general populace.  The divine Sarah T. found this pudgy pod up in Santa Barbara.  When she cut it open it leaked … Continue reading

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