Tag Archives: nature

Whale Watching at Point Vicente Interpretive Center

You can take a girl out of the Midwest, but she will never get tired of gazing on the wonders of the ocean! Not too far from where I’m staying there’s a prime whale watching spot. Something no one has … Continue reading

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Bird on the line: Taking the red eye

The amazing part of this photo session is that I was using a wide angle lens. The bird let me get this close…until it didn’t.

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Someone’s beautiful mum

While walking dogs with my friend, we passed this stunning specimen of the Dendranthema x grandiflorum, more commonly known as Chrysanthemum. That’s “mum” to family and close friends. Your Procurrent fun fact, from About.com: Chrysanthemum symbolizes “cheerfulness, optimism, rest, truth, … Continue reading

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Weekly challenge: Growth

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.” – William Butler Yeats I visited my childhood friend Carrie this week. We grew up together in Kansas City. … Continue reading

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Raindrops

I live in the middle of the current U.S Drought Capital. So, looking back at this photo from my friend Susan’s yard last year in New Jersey, brings a spot of refreshment into my arid world.

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How to raise one ear

Tazzie demonstrates the fine art of the ear raise, perhaps the dog equivalent of raising one eye brow? She makes it look so easy.

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Harbingers of the storm

We walked along the south rim of the Grand Canyon, watching the storm float toward us.  The birds watched, too.

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