A Glorious Day at Lake Hodges (Video)

What a spectacular day hiking at Lake Hodges in Escondido, CA! Beautiful scenery, wildflowers blooming, birds enjoying the plentiful rain that we've had lately, magnificent rainbows (did we mention the larger than life rattlesnake)? Take a look at 'art in nature' and 'nature as art'! Music: If We Knew All the Laws of Nature' by … Continue reading A Glorious Day at Lake Hodges (Video)

‘Jump Start a Life’ ~ Live – Streamed Telethon in San Diego to Support Derek Johnston on Saturday, March 16, 2019

'Jump Start a Life' ~ Live - Streamed Telethon in San Diego to Support Derek Johnston on Saturday, March 16, 2019 Sharing this press release for a very special upcoming event Facebook Page DONATE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 15, 2019 – SAN DIEGO, CA: Heartland Films, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, in association with IntelleXual Entertainment, … Continue reading ‘Jump Start a Life’ ~ Live – Streamed Telethon in San Diego to Support Derek Johnston on Saturday, March 16, 2019

Photos: A Visit to Hawk Watch in Ramona, CA

It was mesmerizing to see and photograph several hawks up close and personal on January 5th at Hawk Watch Ramona, thanks to the Wildlife Research Institute ! These free Hawk Watches (donations accepted as well) will continue on Saturdays throughout January and February at 10 a.m. (suggested arrival time 9:30 a.m.). The Hawk Watch lasts … Continue reading Photos: A Visit to Hawk Watch in Ramona, CA

A Visit to a Ghost Town: Calico, CA

We had a delightful day trip on January 7th 2019 to visit the Calico Ghost Town (Yermo, CA) a former silver mining town in the Mojave Desert. Here's a short video with a photo montage by SJF Communications and some added music by 'Shake That Little Foot' and 'Scott Holmes' https://youtu.be/peK61WDQl9Q We had lunch at … Continue reading A Visit to a Ghost Town: Calico, CA

Close-Up Encounters at the Hawk Watch in Ramona!

We had such a spectacular, fun and educational morning (along with a large group of attendees) at the first 2019 'Hawk Watch' Falconry event including a Q & A with Biologists from the Wildlife Research Institute (WRI). Here is the Facebook Page for the Wildlife Research Institute: https://www.facebook.com/WildlifeResearchInstitute/ These free Hawk Watches (donations accepted as … Continue reading Close-Up Encounters at the Hawk Watch in Ramona!

A Visit to the Mission Inn & Festival of Lights in Riverside, California

We had a lovely time visiting the Mission Inn and the 26th Annual Festival of Lights on January 3, 2019. It was such an enjoyable time! We enjoyed a delicious early dinner at Las Campanas and spent time in the beautiful Hotel lobby and outdoors. The festival of lights closes January 6th, 2019. Here's a … Continue reading A Visit to the Mission Inn & Festival of Lights in Riverside, California

A New Year’s Day Visit to the San Elijo Lagoon

Here are a few images from a brisk walk at the San Elijo Lagoon on New Year's Day! Some links: https://www.sanelijo.org/naturecenter https://www.sanelijo.org/nature-center-trail-head https://www.sanelijo.org/ All Photos by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications - 2019 An Anna's Hummingbird building and guarding her Nest - This was exciting to see! Thanks to the fellow bird watcher who told … Continue reading A New Year’s Day Visit to the San Elijo Lagoon

Westwind Brass Presents ‘Holiday Lights’ Concert – December 10th at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

  Westwind Brass and the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park join to present the 'Brass in the Park' Concert Series. Join us on Monday, December 10th for 'Holiday Lights'  in the former San Diego Naval Hospital Chapel at Inspiration Point in Balboa Park, part of a complex of architecturally significant buildings with rich historical connections … Continue reading Westwind Brass Presents ‘Holiday Lights’ Concert – December 10th at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park