It has been very hot and humid here in the desert. Humidity makes the swamp cooler very inefficient, so it was time for the beach!
There have not been many wildflowers on the valley floor, but the hills are alive with color!
A few years ago, a huge fire scorched this whole section of the San Gabriel Mts. in California. The earth is amazing in its ability to regenerate and make all things new again.
The following is a link to the swimming pool that the 5 Freeway in LA became with this last rain storm. Who says it never rains in California!