Redlands, California (view out the window from my dad's house, orange groves across the street)

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_5571-1.jpg




Beijing, China (view out the window from our apartment, just before I left)
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_5508.jpg

Out the other side of the house in Redlands:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/jfallows/IMG_5559A-1.jpg


Life is not fair. (Although it is true that when I was a kid in the 1960s, inland southern California had smog problems just above as grave as in the middle picture above. We'll consider this grounds for hope.)