Saturday, May 12, 2012
California Dreamin' and Being . . .
Book tours have often led me to coastal California
to San Francisco, Los Angeles,
San Diego, San Jose
but this past week I've been in the central valley
flying into Sacramento
and then on to UC-Davis
where I worked with teacher candidates.
Near my charming cottage/inn
was a small park with elegant gardens
and each morning before the workshops
I spent time here.
Amid the roses and lavender and scores of native plants
were intricate mosaics
Even the waste containers were decorative:
More tomorrow from this special park
but first I need to say
that as special as the park is -
the people I've met at UC Davis
are even more special:
one of the most memorable trips ever -
and I came away with such hope
and a very full heart.