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The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging is alive and well in San Francisco, home to the most active Ikebana International chapter in America and host to this weekend's biennial flower show.  Braving the rain on a recent rainy Friday afternoon, crowds began to collect in the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park - well-dressed older ladies, young Japanese women and a handful of men.  Among those gathering to watch an ikebana demonstration were Ron Brown, a burly winemaker with a passion…

The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging is alive and well in San Francisco, home to the most active Ikebana International chapter in America and host to this weekend's biennial flower show. Braving the rain on a recent rainy Friday afternoon, crowds began to collect in the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park - well-dressed older ladies, young Japanese women and a handful of men. Among those gathering to watch an ikebana demonstration were Ron Brown, a burly winemaker with a passion…

Scott McKenzie came out and sang (backed by the Mammas/Papas) 'If You're Going To San Francisco - Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair' at Monterey Pop 47 yrs ago this week - it was 'the' anthem for that upcoming summer we would come to call The Summer Of Love!'

Scott McKenzie came out and sang (backed by the Mammas/Papas) 'If You're Going To San Francisco - Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair' at Monterey Pop 47 yrs ago this week - it was 'the' anthem for that upcoming summer we would come to call The Summer Of Love!'

Scott McKenzie - "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)", 1967 ... many memories!

Scott McKenzie - "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)", 1967 ... many memories!

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