We don’t do winter well in SoCal

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C-O-O-L BLOOMS—The evergreen pear tree breaks out in white blossoms even in midwinter. ELIZABETH KIRBY/Acorn NewspapersHoly icicles, Batman! I think Mother Nature subbed Martha Stewart on the frost detail this morning. Our lawn looked like fondant overload, tempting a lick until my fingers froze and my cheeks cracked.
A cold snap has kicked our California cool in the derriere, leaving our outdoor kitchens soaked by endless drizzle. In this green valley where flip-flops are perennial accessories ...

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