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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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Back to Winter

Well, I shouldn’t have talked about how spring comes early to Southern California. The following week it turned cold and rainy. It even got down in the 30s at night. But there’s something wonderful about winter in California besides the … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights at Mission Inn

I have wanted to see the Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn in Riverside for years. We finally went last week and it did not disappoint. The Inn was built in 1902 and is considered the largest Mission Revival … Continue reading

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Sky Candy

We are lucky enough to see some beautiful sunsets off our balcony. I took these shots a few months ago and was struck by how the clouds resembled cotton candy. The mountains are just right of center. I love seeing … Continue reading

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Queen Califia’s Magical Circle, Part III

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden, and the last major international project created by Niki de Saint Phalle. In part II, I told you I’d be focusing on de Saint Phalle’s shades of blue. Under the … Continue reading

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Queen Califia’s Magical Circle, Part I

About a year ago, we went to see a sculpture garden created by artist Niki de Saint Phalle. It’s located in Kit Carson Park in Escondido. Unfortunately, the garden was closed and wouldn’t open for another year due to vandalism … Continue reading

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Variations on a Sunset

I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of sunsets at the beach. Each one is so different and so beautiful. What’s struck me recently is how the sky changes just a few feet in another direction: Facing west. Looking towards … Continue reading

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