If I was forced to pick,
I’d say my favorite season in Southern California is the fall.
Unfortunately, most of the trees don’t turn pretty fall colors here …
But summer tourists leave (so the beaches are “mine” again), and fall weather is warm and wonderful.
I also really, really, love THIS time of year – late spring/early summer.
May through June is when the Jacaranda trees are blooming.
They’re everywhere in Orange County –
And they’re such a sight to see.
Purple, purple … purple everywhere!
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Entire neighborhoods turn purple.
Look up at the towering purple clouds in the sky …
Step gently on the purple carpet of petals.
And yes, I know homeowners often curse the “mess” the Jacarandas leave.
But how can any of us resist smiling at such beauty?