Tag Archives: California

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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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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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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Market Haul

My husband and I are really enjoying the local farmers markets. Here’s what looked good last time: I prefer my beets pickled, so have never cooked them. Now I’m curious as to how they taste. Aren’t these peaches gorgeous? I … Continue reading

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When Travel Plans Get Twisted

I was supposed to leave on Monday for Israel after months of planning and making reservations with three girlfriends. But then one of our friends suddenly became very ill and was admitted to the hospital. It was, in a word, … Continue reading

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Sweet Jasmine

Every year I look forward to jasmine blooming. The scent is downright intoxicating and we’re lucky enough to have it growing up to our balcony. Whenever there’s a breeze we get a strong delicious whiff. I had never lived in … Continue reading

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Back at the Flower Fields Part II

Ready for one more look at the Flower Fields? Here you go…. I was so glad to have a sunny day with blue skies. It’s been kind of gray lately, so this was a pick-me-up for sure. The thing that … Continue reading

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Back at the Flower Fields Part I

As promised, another look at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad…. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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A Return to the Flower Fields

I visited the Carlsbad Flower Fields recently, after waiting for a non-rainy, non-windy day. They were beautiful as always and I took a lot of photos. I’ll leave you with this one for now, but will do a post or … Continue reading

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