September 21, 2006

International Day of Peace

September 21st has been designated by the U.N. as an International Day of Peace. We spent all day in the doctor's office with Little Brother. He seems to be having allergy problems.

Our kinmokusei , fragrant olive tree, is blooming. It seems early this year. I don't think it's the source of the allergy problem. The tree was in a pot for many years on our balcony outside the living room. It never bothered him. It needed to be planted in the garden. I chose a spot near the gate. It is a sweet welcoming fragrance of fall.

See it peeking around the hairy trunk of the palm tree? You can see the sheds in our neighbor's garden behind our wall and trees.

Here is a hazy picture of our gate. We used to have an old wooden gate. It rotted so we needed to replace it. The color and style of the stone is called "Arizona". It looks very western.

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