Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

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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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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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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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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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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A Couple of Favorites

Sea lavender, one of my favorites, is in bloom again at one of my favorite spots, La Jolla Cove. We really are spoiled here having everything bloom before the end of March. Only the jasmine isn’t out yet, but there … Continue reading

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A Dose of Vitamin Sea and My Favorite Drink

I was about ready to jump in this ocean over the weekend. So hot here! Before, it was rare to see temps in the 90s in September, but not anymore. I am sooo thankful we put in A/C last summer. … Continue reading

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Cactus Flower

I shot this about a week ago while on some cliffs above the beach. This is a San Pedro cactus, I think. The black thing on the right side of the flower is a beetle. Great weekend, everyone! {carole}

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Bejeweled

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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Winter Sunset

My stepson was visiting from the East Coast recently and we went to the beach one evening to catch the sunset. The actual setting wasn’t spectacular, but the afterglow was pretty sweet: The light on the ocean was so unusual–I … Continue reading

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