Tag Archives: La Jolla


La Jolla supposedly means “the jewel.” I was there recently and was happy to see all the sea lavender flourishing next to the turquoise-and-sapphire-blue Pacific. Love those jewel tones. More on Tuesday. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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La Valencia

One of my favorite landmarks in La Jolla is La Valencia Hotel on Prospect Street. It reminds me of old hotels in movies from the forties. The hotel opened in 1926 and is nicknamed the “Pink Lady.” Standing in the … Continue reading

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The Unexpected

I do like finding things out of the ordinary. Like this painting? mural? of a Spanish-style bungalow on an office building wall in downtown La Jolla. . . . Did you know the word “bungalow” comes from the Hindi word … Continue reading

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Atop Mount Soledad

As promised, more views from Mount Soledad in La Jolla. This is looking north from La Jolla towards Torrey Pines Beach and North County. Torrey Pines Reserve is a great place to hike and take photos, so I’ll be doing … Continue reading

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Lonesome Pine, Watermarks and Another Rocky Scare

On a beautiful windswept day with white, billowy clouds, I took this shot of a lonely pine on Mount Soledad in La Jolla. The view is facing southwest with downtown San Diego on the far right. I’ll show you more … Continue reading

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Lunch at a favorite restaurant

Mr. Prose and I just took a really quick trip to San Diego so we could surprise my son on his birthday. When we landed, it was about 83 degrees F. and the sky was brilliant blue. This is a … Continue reading

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