Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

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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Clouds

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ~Rabindranath Tagore Monday is a holiday in the U.S. (Labor Day) so I’ll be back on Wednesday. Have … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ the Na’Pali Coast

For me, the most beautiful part of Kauai is the Na’Pali Coast. I’d seen it from the deck of a cruise ship six years ago and wanted to experience the place from a closer vantage point. A helicopter ride would … Continue reading

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Back on the Road to Hana

OK, we’re on the road to Hana again. More views of the lush vegetation and incredibly blue Pacific. . . . I don’t know the name of this plant, but they were all over: After driving and sightseeing for two … Continue reading

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