A week after the fetid adders tongue trip, I had a heart attack. The hospital fixed me up quickly but it took a long time for me to figure out what my physical limits were and how to raise those limits. The result was fewer outings and more picture taking around our yard and neighborhood. Our pipevine produced dozens of these tan colored flowers this year. Dutchman's pipe seems a good common name.
Lesley's projects often involve working with Walnut Creek and Contra Costa County staff and agencies like Flood Control and the Resource Conservation District. This group is putting sandbags into the bypass channel in Walnut Creek to divert flow into the natural creek channel.