Author Archives: pearlsandprose

About pearlsandprose

Photography. With a little life thrown in.

A Surprise in the Nursery

I paid a visit to one of my favorite nurseries and was pleasantly surprised by a new display there. Someone did a lot of work here. Aren’t the flowers beautiful? The train is a nice touch, huh. Another view. I … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again

I can’t resist uploading a photo of Kwanzan cherry blossoms when I know they’re blooming back East. I think they’re incredible and am grateful I got to photograph them. I do like the way the sun is hitting the leaves … Continue reading

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Yuri Antics

Lately our cat, Yuri, has been very adventurous. Here he is on the dining room table trying to eat a fig leaf. I had turned my back for just a moment and he leapt up to the fridge and walked … Continue reading

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Early Signs of Spring

We are very fortunate to have an early spring in California. It arrives in mid-February and one of the things I like best about it is the arrival of pink jasmine. I tried to grow it a couple years ago … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…

…to all who celebrate. Happy Holidays! See you next year…. {carole}

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Coastline

This is the coastline at Carlsbad Beach. If you look closely you can see and red and white kite. Carlsbad is home to Lego Land and the Flower Fields. I do love the cliffs there. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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A Sunlit Rose for You

Here’s a cream-colored rose to brighten your weekend. I hope you are all enjoying good health and happiness. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Siberian Pupils

When I took this photo recently I didn’t notice how dilated Yuri’s pupils were. They’re huge. I guess that makes it easier to hunt in the dark. I will often find him in front of our sliding doors at night, … Continue reading

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Autumn Green and Orange

I’m not shooting much these days because of Covid, so I’ll be dipping into the archives for a while. I shot this in Maryland and was very happy to capture the blue bokeh. I miss seeing autumn leaves, but not … Continue reading

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Vertical Cloud

I’m back…can’t believe my last post was in July. Honestly don’t know where the time went. Thank you for the well wishes. I took this a couple of days ago. Have never seen a cloud formation like this one before. … Continue reading

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