Chaparral fire smoke was blowing in last night, and tropically-humid winds are blowing into L.A.; sweaty out there…
Wind map E. Pacific, TC Darby Hawaii, 2 others 7-23-16
https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-130.84,25.37,1368

York Minster gardens, MP Renfrew 6-16
Daisies London, MP Renfrew
Duck Island Cottage, London, MP Renfrew
June blooms London, MP Renfrew
June Blooms London, MP Renfrew 2
June Blooms London, MP Renfrew 3
June Blooms London, MP Renfrew 4
Hydrangea London Marriott, MP Renfrew 6-16

York Minster gardens 2, MP Renfrew 6-16
Scottish woods blooms MP Renfrew 6-16
Wild rose Newtonmore Scotland, MPR 6--16
Rhododendrum in Glentruim, MP Renfrew 6-16
Scottish broom, Laggan MP Renfrew 6-16
Inverness garden, MP Renfrew 6-16
Inverness garden 2, MP Renfrew 6-16
Inverness garden 3, MP Renfrew 6-16
Yellow rose Inverness garden, MP Renfrew 6-16
Yellow lupine Inverness MP Renfrew 6-16
Yellow sea shrub Inverness MP Renfrew 6-16
Jo Cumming's geraniums, Glentruim
Flower gifts Queen's 90th Westminster - pink, MPR
Flower gifts Queen's 90th Westminster - blue & yellow, MPRAnthurium gift for Queen's 90th Westminster - pink, MPR
Budapest lamppost flower baskets, MP Renfrew 6-16
Budapest garden, MP Renfrew 6-16

Budapest central market embroidery 1, MP Renfrew 6-16
Budapest central market embroidery 2, MP Renfrew 6-16
Budapest central market embroidery 3, MP Renfrew 6-16
Budapest Central Market, MP Renfrew 6-16
Hungarian ethnic dress, Budapest Central Market, MP Renfrew 6-16Hungarian dress embroidery, Budapest MP Renfrew 6-16
Hungarian dolls, Budapest, MP Renfrew 6-16
Hungarian embroidery window, Mp Renfrew 6-16

Tea in York, MP Renfrew, 6-16
Newtonmore window teapots, June 2016, MPR
York teapots in window, MPR 6-16
Tea Changes the World map
British museum tea, MPR 6-16
Yorkshire tea cart train, MP Renfrew 6-16
My kind of train, York-Inverness, MP RenfrewMY KIND OF TRAIN

Today is the hottest day so far, but Costa Mesa gets sea breezes in afternoons & evenings.  Each year I go 2-3x, and my favorites are:
Centennial Farm gardens, flower design arrangements, collections, farm animals (2 locations, in NE & SW of fairgrounds – figure it out by shadow and wind direction, or a map, even)
Home arts & crafts, quilts, woodworking, Orange County Pavilion, photography, paintings (Visual Arts); Acrobats
Interesting & funny food choices, walking around: bring earplugs, as each food vendor & entertainment stage has its own deafening bass music.

Hole in the Wall pub York, MP Renfrew 6-16
Silver Cross pub  MP Renfrew
Saleri 2 pub London, MP Renfrew photoSaleri pub 1 London, MP Renfrew photo
Plough hanging basket, pub London, MP Renfrew photo
Gillygate Pub York, MP Renfrew photo
Punch Bowl Pub York, MP Renfrew photo
Old White Swan York, MP Renfrew photo
'Good Food' pub York, MP Renfrew photo

It was my first visit to Israel & I went to the Western Wall for about 3 hours. It was a spiritual experience, but God is everywhere we seek Him.
Jeusalem Western Wall, MP Renfrew 6-25-16
Twins at the W. Wall, Jerusalem 6-16, MP Renfrew

everyone would go there and crazy-buy stuff, like Costco un-ferreted zeal.

I wanted to take their photo but felt shy.

My luggage for a month RTW, MP Renfrew 2016(not the fan)

You have to be able to carry everything up & down many flights of stairs at train stations + hotels without elevators.
Little packets of baking soda you can get along the way (near flour & sugar in little markets) work well as shoe powder (light) & unscented detergent: otherwise laundry-soap perfumes can permeate the rest of your clothes + diminish oxygen intake,
not so good for carrying luggage up & down stairs.

If you’re in another country with another language, try asking for ‘BEE-carbonate soda,’ and it rings a bell.

1:36 p.m.
Sweat-er weather, wundermap 7-21-16 L.A.

11:46 a.m.
Wundermap 7-12-16 L.A. heat

LA Region Perceptions of Offshore winds - totals, 'compass', combined researchData collected 2007-8
REVIEW:
Compass - West is on left, East is on right, and it spells WE across if you read from left ot right.  In China, Israel, Arabic world, it spells EW.

Salmon Marmaduke's breakfast, York MP Renfrew 6-16
Salmon on Turkish Air IST-BUD, MP Renfrew, 6-28-16
Salmon salad Bettys Tea Room York MP Renfrew 6-16
Salmon Loch Insh, 6-21-16 MP Renfrew
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..some known in some circles as lox…

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