The Saturday Botanicals

JUST ABOVE SUNSET – as a commentary site – has gone dark, at least for now. For now there’s just occasional photography, and each Saturday that would be botanical photography.

The Saturday Roses (35 Images): For almost a decade here, or perhaps longer, Saturday has meant another gallery of roses. That’s Southern California. Endless roses. And now these are old friends. But they always seem new. ~ Saturday, June 18, 2022

Wake Up Now (40 images): Yes, that’s morning glory. Ipomoea purpurea, common morning-glory, saying that it’s time to wake up. That’s what the daylilies, and the hibiscus and hydrangea and agapanthus, and that miniature butterfly iris, say too. So does that trumpet vine. It’s a June morning in Los Angeles. Wake up. ~ Saturday, June 18, 2022

About Alan

The editor is a former systems manager for a large California-based HMO, and a former senior systems manager for Northrop, Hughes-Raytheon, Computer Sciences Corporation, Perot Systems and other such organizations. One position was managing the financial and payroll systems for a large hospital chain. And somewhere in there was a two-year stint in Canada running the systems shop at a General Motors locomotive factory - in London, Ontario. That explains Canadian matters scattered through these pages. Otherwise, think large-scale HR, payroll, financial and manufacturing systems. A résumé is available if you wish. The editor has a graduate degree in Eighteenth-Century British Literature from Duke University where he was a National Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and taught English and music in upstate New York in the seventies, and then in the early eighties moved to California and left teaching. The editor currently resides in Hollywood California, a block north of the Sunset Strip.
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