Ephemera 5: Mendocino Good Times

It was an absolutely knock-your-socks-off (Where did that expression originate, self wonders) gorgeous day in Mendocino.

It’s very bucolic and peaceful here. Nary a sour mood in any of the people she’s encountered.

Self still sticking to the Photo Challenge Theme: EPHEMERAL.

Flowers are ephemeral:

Iberis Sempervirens

Iberis Sempervirens (These also grow in self’s backyard)

Fields are full of flowers:


Nona Smith dropped by Gallery Bookshop last Sunday, when self was doing her Meet-and-Greet, and invited self over for dinner last night:

Sean Minor Pinot Noir to Go With Thai Noodles!

Sean Minor Pinot Noir to Go With Thai Noodles!

A good time was had by all.

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.


  1. Neil said,

    April 1, 2015 at 12:33 am

    Thought I would chime in. I looked up the origin of knock your socks off. It appears that the term originally had a negative connotation. To ‘knock someones socks off’ meant to literally beat them in a fight until not only their shoes but also their socks would come off. Anyway, love the photos!

  2. April 1, 2015 at 1:03 am

    You made me LOL! I was so LMAO! And ROFL!

    I can just imagine knocking someone’s socks off!

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