Westwind Brass Announces Concert Series ‘Brass in the Park’ at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

  The Westwind Brass, San Diego's Premier Professional Brass Ensemble, and Ensemble-in-Residence at the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Music and Dance, announces their exciting interactive Concert Series entitled: ‘Brass in the Park’ at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park  2115 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92101. The Westwind Brass Ensemble, includes Elizabeth Howard, … Continue reading Westwind Brass Announces Concert Series ‘Brass in the Park’ at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

Over the San Diego Bay and the Glorious Bridge: A Visit to Coronado

I enjoyed a quick overnight visit to Coronado, California...Check out these photos and see why this island touched my heart! Feel free to click on each photo by SJF Communications! The Charming Glorietta Bay Inn     The Famous Coronado Beach and  Hotel Del Coronado A Beautiful Great Blue Heron Enjoying Glorietta Bay   Overlooking the … Continue reading Over the San Diego Bay and the Glorious Bridge: A Visit to Coronado

Bird Watching & Photography at Lake Hodges, Escondido, CA

  A great morning hike and "Birding with a Camera" at Lake Hodges, Bernardo Bay Staging Area, at the San Dieguito River Park Trail with Senior Ranger Dave Hekel and Krisztina Sheeff, KS Nature Photography. Here's a short video to recap the morning... Disclaimer: I am still learning....Birds (and butterflies) were moving QUICKLY and I am quite … Continue reading Bird Watching & Photography at Lake Hodges, Escondido, CA

Westwind Brass – Summer Brass Workshop

    Westwind Brass Announces Summer Brass Workshop At SDSU School of Music & Dance June 25-29, 2018 Free Concert June 30th at 1:00 pm The Westwind Brass, San Diego's premier professional brass ensemble, and an Ensemble-in-Residence at the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Music and Dance, announces their exciting interactive 2018 Summer … Continue reading Westwind Brass – Summer Brass Workshop

An Afternoon Trail Visit at San Dieguito River Park Trail

  Exciting time bird watching and more in Del Mar (San Dieguito River Park Trail)! Yep...a stingray!   Mama Osprey and Chicks       Daddy Osprey watching closely!   Cute bunny rabbit   Egret with a twig   Killdeer (Lifer for me)   Egret and friend... Eurasian Collared Doves Song Sparrow & Hummingbird Snowy … Continue reading An Afternoon Trail Visit at San Dieguito River Park Trail

Hausmann Chamber Music Festival at SDSU June 18 -23, 2018

The Hausmann Chamber Music Program announces their exciting interactive ‘Summer Festival’ presented by SDSU Community Music School, at San Diego State University School of Music and Dance (SDSU), June 18th through June 23rd, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This event will be an intensive music experience for string, wind, brass and piano players … Continue reading Hausmann Chamber Music Festival at SDSU June 18 -23, 2018

Art in Nature on a Sunday…

It was a beautiful Sunday and as usual I had my camera with me! Snapped some photos at Liberty Station as well as on Manzanita Trail at Pacific Highlands Ranch (Carmel Valley),  San Diego. Feel free to click on each photo for more detail... This was my view of downtown San Diego looking south from Liberty … Continue reading Art in Nature on a Sunday…

Lake Poway: Osprey, Snakes, Coots & Haiku…Oh MY!

A quick visit to Lake Poway today yielded a few surprises! Once we arrived it only took a few minutes to see a 'capture' of a baby rattlesnake, reported to the ranger by a man fishing along the water's edge. Only a few minutes later, someone behind us shouted 'he's got a fish'! We looked … Continue reading Lake Poway: Osprey, Snakes, Coots & Haiku…Oh MY!

National Poetry Writing Month Day #3 ‘Thriving’ – Haiku & Photos

In honor of National Poetry Writing Month (#napowrimo) I have mastered the first few days in previous blog posts and am attempting to keep it going (with and without prompts)! As I have stated previously, I've been a Mentor at San Diego State University in their Aztec Mentor Program since 2016. Mentoring has been an inspirational … Continue reading National Poetry Writing Month Day #3 ‘Thriving’ – Haiku & Photos