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Budding Photographers*

July 10, 2014
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Last week we also went to the UC Botanical Gardens to see the Puya raimondii as it was blooming.

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The boys were more impressed by all the facts about The Queen of the Andes (that it only blooms every 80-100 years in the wild and that this is the youngest bloom in captivity) then they were impressed by the actual plant, but we had a wonderful time exploring the gardens. The boys took turns leading the way through all the twists and turns of the garden and the “leader” was also the “photographer.”

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They ended up taking over 100 photos that day! Most of them are of their shoes or fuzzy shots of random plants, but here are some of our favorites:

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If you look really closely at the first shot, you can see a litter of baby raccoons.

 

*pun intended!

 

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  1. July 30, 2014 9:40 PM

    Love this! What an incredible looking towering bloom – and what fun to let the boys take the pictures. Sounds like a great day all around!

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