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Borrego Springs

We visited Borrego Springs, the small town surrounded by the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, another time a few years ago, but I never posted the photos. The landscape on the drive there is unusual and beautiful… The first glimpse … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

The Anza-Borrego Desert gets its name from Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza, who crossed the desert in 1774, and the Spanish word for sheep (“borrego”). Those would be native bighorn sheep. This desert preserve is California’s largest state park, … Continue reading

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The Almost Forgotten Video

Oh, I meant to attach this video to my last post and just plain forgot. I hope you don’t mind one more look at the poppies. Not sure why the video’s a little jerky–the version on my iPhone isn’t at … Continue reading

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Superbloom 2019 Part II

Welcome back to Superbloom, or as some are calling it, The Poppy Apocalypse. Here’s another shot of the Elsinore Mountains with the poppies in the foreground. Really can’t get over the colors. The terrain is so unusual too. This is … Continue reading

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Superbloom 2019 Part I

As I said, I took a lot of photos at Walker Canyon, so will divide them into two parts. I forgot to mention that the sky was insanely blue that day. We have such beautiful skies in the winter. I … Continue reading

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Poppy Superbloom Preview

You may or may not have heard of California’s “Superbloom” that happened two years ago. They’re pretty rare–there must be adequate rainfall and moderate temps–but we have another one this year. I missed the last one so was happy to … Continue reading

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Lit From Within

I haven’t been doing much photography lately due to all the rain, so I’m digging into the archives for this shot of Gerbera daisies. The Gerbera is named for German botanist and doctor Traugott Gerber who was a friend of … Continue reading

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Truly Wacky Weather

Did you hear it snowed in Vegas (twice)? And in Malibu? We don’t have snow, but there’s a lot of it in the mountains just 40 minutes away. We’ve had cool temps in the 40s but I had to laugh … Continue reading

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Back Again

I’m happy to say I’m just about back to my old self, and am very grateful. Just being able to do normal things again is wonderful. My husband was fantastic and helped me out a great deal. I can’t imagine … Continue reading

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Sunset on the Rocks

Hi everyone, I recently had surgery that I’d planned for a long time and am just uncomfortable sitting at a desk. Now that the holidays are upon us, I’ll be taking time off until next year. Hope you’re all doing … Continue reading

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