We lived in San Bernardino, CA (Norton AFB) for a four-year period in the early 60’s. San Bernardino was the center of citrus (orange) agricultural. When the orange trees were in blossom….the scent was quite pronounced.
Steve Heimoff wrote:
But then, Napa Valley is in California, and one of the state’s purest expressions of our weltanschauung, which is: ferment, reinvention, change, evolution, radical transformation. These always have marked the Golden State, and I hope they always will.
The reference is to the wine industry….yet could be applied to the Silicon Valley.
California also has always been at the forefront of developing new ideas….more than likely because it is the most populous state. So it was nice to have the California experience orange blossoms and all.