Author Archives: pearlsandprose

About pearlsandprose

Photography. With a little life thrown in.

August Sunset

We’ve had unusually cool weather in the spring and most of the summer. We barely got out of the 60s in the spring and the first two months of summer. Now it’s warmer but we’re only in the 70s or … Continue reading

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Sideways Siberian

Can’t believe I was able to capture this–usually Yuri looks away as soon as I get the camera out. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Jacaranda Season Once More

It’s time for the Jacaranda trees to bloom here. They are one of my favorites. The blossoms remind me of bluebells. Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, is known as Jacaranda City or Jakarandastad in Afrikaans because of the large number of … Continue reading

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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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