I am thankful for time with family, for the journey of Holy Week, for the sacrifice Jesus made on my behalf.
At the botanical gardens:
Art from ashes. Last season's wildfire burned much of the Botanical Gardens in Santa Barbara. Firefighters were able to protect the meadow (above). The sculptures below are from garden trees burned in the fire.
These palms were blackened in the fire. It's difficult to see that it's not shadow but burnt wood. The fronds at the top are new growth.
A quiet moment on the pond: