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Colors of Kauai

I just spent a week on the island of Kauai and it was spectacular. San Diego is indeed lovely, but the colors in Hawaii are so intense and so beautiful, they’re almost on another level…. A plumeria tree in Hanapepe. … Continue reading

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A Day at the Cove

As promised, more La Jolla: I never get tired of looking at La Jolla Cove. I’ve taken quite a few photos there, but they’re all so different. Sea Lavender and ice plant. There’s usually a wedding or a photo shoot … Continue reading

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Palm Springs and Marilyn

So, we spent a few days in Palm Springs last week. . . . I’d been there before, but it had been ages, so I forgot about all the mountains with nothing on them. Nothing but rocks–so unusual. Not sure … Continue reading

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Leo Carillo Ranch, Part I

Ever heard of a film called The Gay Desperado? Didn’t think so. How about a fifties television show, The Cisco Kid? Someone by the name of Leo Carillo starred in both, and his ranch is about 25 miles north of … Continue reading

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California Colors

I’d almost, almost forgotten how beautiful the colors are in California. . . . Yes, the skies really are that blue here. The tree with the striking yellow blooms is a gold medallion (Cassia leptophylla). One of the lovely boutiques … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hues

Have I mentioned how beautiful the colors are in Hawaii? In addition to the luscious greens and the blue Pacific, you’ll see the following: a vibrant purple Hong Kong orchid tree blossom Hawaiian shirts in shades of pink and orange … Continue reading

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A Walk in Safari Park

I meant to add this photo on Monday and forgot. It’s a little bougainvillea blossom with the sun coming through. Reminds me of a Japanese lantern. On to San Diego Wild Animal Park, or rather San Diego Zoo Safari Park. … Continue reading

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California Brights

One of the things I love best about California is the bright color everywhere. The light is so beautiful it makes hues pop even more. Bougainvillea is a huge favorite of mine. Pretty much maintenance-free once it’s established. This was … Continue reading

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Bougainvillea

Taken with an iPhone, Florida 2011. {ms. pearl}

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I ♥ my iPhone

Seriously, I love this little creation from Apple. Or the camera on it. I also love the free game app, “Word Warp.” You have just seconds to make as many words as possible from jumbled letters. A great way to … Continue reading

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