Despite California’s ongoing drought, Claremont fountains still use water (hopefully recycled) for our enjoyment.
These koi and lily pads enjoy the water in the Harvey Mudd College Venus Fountain in Hixon Court.
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In our City of Trees, one of our great natural masterpieces is this Giant Sequoia on College Avenue.
Claremonters think of A Kline Chocolates when it comes to Valentine’s or any sweet day.
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Claremonters love Some Crust Bakery, a staple of deliciousness in the Claremont Village.
Some come for the coffee, some the egg sliders, some for bread, but many, many come for the Beloved Mocha Cookies.
If you need these cookies, but are too far away to get some (although the bakery DOES ship), you can make your own from this recipe.
I’m drawn to rocks, stones, rock stacks, stone ruins. Claremont’s ground, saturated with rocks, offers ample material for houses to use in pillars, ornamental and functional. Here are a few variations.
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Despite our lovely January weather in Southern California, parks can be silent at times.
The Little League park is quiet, waiting for spring training to begin.
Blaisdell Park waits for students to get out of school.
via Photo Challenge: Silence