“Hatred can rot a person’s wisdom and conscience,” Mr. Liu said in a statement he prepared for the trial. “An enemy mentality will poison the spirit of a nation and inflame brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity, and hinder a country’s advance toward freedom and democracy.”
these were taken on december 5 when la was in the throes of late autumn/early winter.
yesterday i noticed the pomegranate trees are already
sprouting fresh spring leaves!