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This was from today in Los Angeles. Our oak trees have flowered this year, as many in the neighborhood did. Super messy but really pretty.

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Last night. The sunset from my front door.

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Lindisfarne.

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The Avoca in the middle of town at some point last summer…

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A view from Kennesaw Mountain, which is just a mile from my doorstep. The Atlanta skyline can be seen in the background to the right.

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An unfortunate picture - the clearing of the lot behind my house in progress. Luckily I own about 25 feet behind the fence (the erosion barrier is right on the line), so we are going to clear the brush and plant a crap ton of trees and pollinators back there.

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This is a sunset from our back yard. And here’s one of the house looking all dressed up for Halloween. We can’t get it looking too spooky, because most of our neighborhood trick-or-treaters are pretty little.

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Some of my zinnias with a butterfly in the center

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So, this is the view I have from my balcony (a different perspective though):


Which is the architecture building from the Politecnico di Milano.
And this is my favourite park in the city, which is called “la biblioteca degli alberi”, a botanical garden in the middle of the city:

In the picture there’s the “bosco verticale” a luxury building that has a lot of trees in the different appartments (and big ones, sort of). In the back you can see Italy’s tallest skyscrapper (for now).

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The views you guys got… I’ve changed my scenery for the much better in the last year and a half, but it’s still far from those horizons and fields and bodies of water I see above. I seriously envy those. Maybe some of you don’t know how lucky you are! Beautiful, relaxing views, quiet places, colors, greenery. It’s pretty much all I wanted.

There is a somewhat wild spot close to where I live now. I call it “Vulture Road”, because you can always see plenty of them in trees, poles and on the ground even. We saw about 15 toucans there the other day in a couple of trees, and my wife almost ran over a marmoset and a type of big running bird we got here. We’ve been meaning to take a few pictures there, especially in the sunset, because it looks really beautiful. It’s not my view, tho, and it’s kind of a shabby part of town with poor houses. They got the best view, tho.

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I live in a beautiful place. I know I do. And I appreciate it. I have water on the west side, mountains on the east and the Canadian border on the north.


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FWIW, my actual view from my house is the house across the road, the motorway, and a hill in the background. But I realise that I’m very very lucky to live in a corner of the world some people save up all their lives to see and a ten minute bicycle ride away from views like the one I posted. During the toughest part of the lockdown, we had to stay within 2 kilometres of our houses for non-essential outings and I swear having the river, two stretches of beach, and the port within that radius pretty much saved my sanity. This is one of my local beaches:

Are those running birds rheas? There’s a feral colony of them now near where I grew up in northern Germany and that’s just all kinds of mind-boggling. :exploding_head:

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Not that big, lol. They are called seriemas and there is a Wikipedia page on them: Seriema - Wikipedia

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Ooooooooh! I just learned that they’re thought to be related to an extinct family of birds whose German name translates into terror birds! :astonished:

View from my office last week:

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Moved from London to Isle of Wight in 2020.

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From my daily sunrise walks with the puppy.



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The image to the left is one that I took during a 2019 trip to Athens (two hours or so from where I live now).

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One of the parks in my wee town…

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View from outside of my kitchen window from our last snow storm, February 14.

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