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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Tagged california, Dolphins, Grey Whales, Humpback Whales, Interpretive center, Lighthouse, my inspiration, nature, Pacific Ocean, Palos Verdes, pelicans, Point Vicente, whale watching, whales
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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Tagged animal, avian, beak, bird, building, california, close up, curiousity, discovery, eye, feathers, flight, freedom, L.A., los angeles, nature, parking lot, patience, photo, photography, pigeon, portrait, red, santa monica, squawk, travel, wide angle, wings
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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Tagged beauty, bloom, blossom, chrysanthemum, flower, nature, petals, photography, redwood city, san francisco, travel
“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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Tagged california, forest, Muir Woods, nature, photography, poetry, postaday, san francisco, travel, trees, woods, Yeats
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.
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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Tagged animals, Dog, dogs, ears, garden, nature, new jersey, photooftheweek, talent, tricks
We walked along the south rim of the Grand Canyon, watching the storm float toward us. The birds watched, too.
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Tagged Arizona, birds, crows, Grand Canyon, nature, photography, storm, trees, weather, wind