It was an early morning rise for The Wildflower Initiative Board Members this year as we made our way to Anza-Borrego desert for the super bloom. Keeping with our namesake we followed a suggestion to have pictures taken in the beautiful wildflowers that have grown all over California after the plentiful rains we’ve had. Coffee, cars and lots of chatting to keep us focused as we made our way through the dark to meet the sunrise and the best lighting our photographer could hope to capture.
The wildflower super bloom was stunning and although still a bit groggy from the early morning trek, the natural beauty that surrounded us was breathtaking. I was elated that all board members made it and enjoyed the time together interacting on politics, social media, travel, and assisting one another with hair and make-up. It was inspiring to see a diverse group of women connect, laugh, and bond living our mission to empower women.
As we continue to expand our reach placing reading spaces into homeless and transitional spaces for women and children, I’m grateful to connect with passionate people along the way. This journey into the super bloom feels like a metaphor for the growth of wildflower and I feel energized and excited for our future.