My morning walk on some weekend days takes me through the grounds of Vista Grande School, about 2 blocks from home. It is a typical California school with all classrooms opening to the outside. [It's takes a while for those of us who grew up "back east" to get accustomed to schools with no interior hallways.) Some time ago, in a move to brighten up the school ground, a series of colorful, ocean-themed panels made of tiles were mounted on brick walls around the campus. I did remember my camera yesterday and finally took some pictures to share:
Together they bring back memories of singing about an "octopus's garden." That seems fitting for my 300th post. Enjoy!