Small flowers sprout in a big city.

Sunflowers appear next to a Barrio Logan sidewalk.
Sunflowers appear next to a Barrio Logan sidewalk.

Sometimes flowers appear in unexpected places. In San Diego, as in any big city, they seem to sprout like small miracles. Here are a few glimpses…

A flower blooms in the window of a downtown San Diego tattoo parlor.
A flower blooms in the window of a downtown San Diego tattoo parlor.
A beautiful bouquet of flowers at an outdoor Little Italy cafe.
A beautiful bouquet of flowers at an outdoor Little Italy cafe.
Bronze statue of Kate Sessions in Balboa Park's Sefton Plaza holds flowers. She planted many seeds a century ago.
Bronze statue of Kate Sessions in Balboa Park’s Sefton Plaza holds a few white flowers. Kate planted many seeds a century ago.
Red bougainvillea poke through a white lath fence in North Park.
Red bougainvillea poke through a white lath fence in North Park.
Beautiful flowers in planters at Lou and Mickey's in the Gaslamp Quarter.
Beautiful flowers in planters at Lou and Mickey’s in the Gaslamp Quarter.
Chalk flowers on a playground's concrete wall, near The New Children's Museum in San Diego.
Chalk flowers on a playground’s concrete wall, near The New Children’s Museum in San Diego.
A San Diego trolley runs along the Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade near The New Children's Museum's Garden Project.
A San Diego trolley runs along the Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade near The New Children’s Museum’s Garden Project.
As I sat at the Seaport Village trolley station this morning, a homeless person with a bouquet of flowers passed in the distance.
As I sat at the Seaport Village trolley station this morning, a homeless person with a bouquet of flowers passed between fences in the distance.
Flowers and elegance near front door of the Tim Cantor gallery.
Flowers and elegance near front door of the Tim Cantor gallery.

I live in downtown San Diego and love to walk around with my camera! You can follow Cool San Diego Sights via Facebook or Twitter!

Have you ever witnessed a small miracle? You might enjoy reading my story An Unexpected Sunflower.

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Richard Schulte

Downtown San Diego has been my home for many years. My online activities reflect my love for writing, blogging, walking and photography.

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