Every year around this time, I get a little homesick for San Diego. This lasts until the first tender flowering of the magnolia here in Boston.
These were taken in March: the perfect time to visit Southern California, especially if there's been a rainy season. The hills are green and lush, the air is clean and the light is softened from it's summer intensity.
If it were Springtime in San Diego all year, I'd go back in a heart beat.