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postcard from the fields

To: you
From: me

Hot, dusty, tired, and a little sunburned. Also covered in white, yellow, orange, and purple pollen. Lots of grass stains. It’s a Claritin kind of trip. Totally worth it. Achoo! See you when I get back.


joshua trees and goldfields

tidy tips among other asters

expanses of yellow

poppies move into an old burn area

cherry tree in blossom

22 nibbles at “postcard from the fields”

  1. Nate @ House of Annie says:

    Those tidy tips are so cheerful. Is this Southern California?

  2. Kelly says:

    Gorgeous pictures! I love how alien Joshua trees look, like something out of Dr. Seuss.

  3. Ellen Yu says:

    Can’t take my eyes off from your beautiful pictures! I love them all.

  4. Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) says:

    Beautiful!!! :)

  5. Phoo-D says:

    Incredible! I had no idea that it bloomed around Joshua Tree. Now I want to go back and visit in the Spring!

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  7. Crystal says:

    The first two photos are my favorite! Gorgeous as always, Jen :)

  8. kathy says:

    Each one is more beautiful than the one before!

  9. jill says:

    so beautiful!

  10. zingara says:

    you have captured nature wildly beautiful showing us her gems! i am a newbie to your blog, & i wish you would include some pix of yourself so that i can look at the beauty that you send & have an image in my mind of who sent it. i like your recipes & the “lore” that sometimes comes w/ them. thank you

  11. Janna says:

    It reminds me of a blog I saw today:

    You take beautiful photos. :)

  12. Paulette says:

    Oh I love Cherry Trees, and God bless you. Paulette

  13. Grant says:

    Yay pollen!

  14. Mary says:

    I moved from Southern California to Colorado last year and your Joshua tree pictures brought back some fun memories. Beautiful pictures!

  15. Rocky Mountain Woman says:

    How lovely….

  16. Jill says:

    something about poppies make me happy

  17. Sil says:

    Awesome pictures, Jen! Completely beautiful as always. Sorry about the polen, though.

  18. Sally - My Custard Pie says:

    What an amazing part of the world you live in – and amazing to capture it as you do. I’ll pass you the tissues if you keep on sharing posts like this!

  19. Ananda Rajashekar says:

    I was dead after all the work, feels like i got back some life seeing your pic! they are scintillating!

  20. Mrs Ergül says:

    Breathtaking views transform into photos for our viewing pleasure! Thank you Jen!

  21. Joy says:

    Just beautiful!

  22. jenyu says:

    Thanks everyone! So glad you enjoyed the spring bloom. It’s such a stunning sight to behold (when you can find them!) :)

    Nate – yes! It’s east of San Luis Obispo.

    Phoo-D – it does bloom around Joshua Tree although I think the bloom is more in March. We weren’t near JT, rather we were in north Antelope Valley and they have lots of Joshua Trees growing there :)

    zingara – if you poke around the blog, there are photos every now and again of me, but in general… photographers aren’t really keen on being photographed :)

    Sil – ah well, without the pollen we wouldn’t have flowers. It’s totally worth it :) xo

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