Tag Archives: California

Nothing Says Summer…

…like a big barrel full of red geraniums. Can you believe it’s July already? March seemed interminable, but the days are flying by for me. Hope you’re enjoying the summer weather in spite of the pandemic. Stay healthy, and Happy … Continue reading

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Keeping the Faith

With everything that’s going on in my country, it’s getting harder and harder to stay positive. I’ve tried to keep my blog an uplifting place, but it doesn’t mean that I’m oblivious. I feel things very deeply, but I’m not … Continue reading

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Jacaranda Season

It’s that time of year again. The blossoms make a bit of a mess, but they’re so beautiful! Hope you’re all healthy…. {carole}

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Gulls-eye View

Just a solitary seagull checking out the beach. Hope you’re all doing well…. {carole}

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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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