Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

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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Want a Break From the Cold?

If you’re in the middle of the deep freeze that’s affecting large parts of the world, here are some shots taken recently at Torrey Pines Reserve overlooking the Pacific. Enjoy. . . . Great weekend, everyone! We’re going away for … Continue reading

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Torrey Pines Reserve

The Torrey Pine (Pinus torreyana) is the rarest pine in the U.S. It grows only in Torrey Pines Reserve and on Santa Rosa Island off the coast near Santa Barbara. The reserve is one of my favorite places to hike. … Continue reading

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Hang Gliders and a Vulture

We were driving through La Jolla a couple of months ago, and on a whim, decided to check out the Torrey Pines Gliderport. . . . This is where it all starts. On tall cliffs overlooking the Pacific. The shot … Continue reading

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Torrey Pines

One of my favorite places in San Diego County–Torrey Pines Reserve. You can walk along cliffs that overlook the ocean, and you can see for miles. The land mass on the left in the distance is Catalina Island. I took … Continue reading

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Swami’s, Part One

Driving up the 101 in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, you may think you’re seeing things when this suddenly appears. No, it’s not a set for Arabian Nights–it’s the temple for Swami’s Self-Realization Fellowship. The Fellowship was founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda, who … Continue reading

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Gate

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson {carole}

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Last Night’s Sunset

And afterwards. . . . Hope you all had a good week and wonderful Thanksgiving, if you celebrate. We certainly did, but I’m beginning to feel the crunch of the holidays. So much to do and not enough time. I’m … Continue reading

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