Nature Trail Photos at the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

A Relaxing Past Time I spent a delightful afternoon wandering about by bird watching and enjoying nature's foliage, views and more at the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy - a Southern California nonprofit land trust which is part of the nearly 1000-acre San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, bordered by the northern San Diego areas of Solana Beach, Encinitas and … Continue reading Nature Trail Photos at the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

Video: A Bird Watching Visit to Santee Lakes (San Diego, California)

My husband and I recently thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon at Santee Lakes. We walked around several of the lakes for fitness and I did some incredible bird watching! Here's a short video: More Links for Santee Lakes: Browse the Bird List! Check out photos of the Wildlife! Find out more about the Park!, Perhaps go Fishing!, Stay overnight … Continue reading Video: A Bird Watching Visit to Santee Lakes (San Diego, California)

Torrey Pines State Beach: Dolphins & Sandpipers & Pelicans…Oh My!

I am spoiled! Living so close to the beach is one thing, but even better is the fact that we're near Torrey Pines State Beach!  Torrey Pines State Beach is located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California and approximately 1.5 miles West of Interstate 5 at Carmel Valley Road in San Diego. Here is a cool … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Beach: Dolphins & Sandpipers & Pelicans…Oh My!

A Visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Video, Photos and a Haiku!

  We had a lovely day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park ! Here's a video snippet...Enjoy! (Feel free to make the video larger - click on the lower right corner)! Some Images of the Day! Haiku Safari Park Treasures By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications 1.  Animals galore Nature as art images Magnificent views … Continue reading A Visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Video, Photos and a Haiku!

A Quick Visit to the San Diego Zoo

It's great to enjoy an annual pass at the San Diego Zoo! It's a quick getaway...since we live in San Diego! Plus, there's abundant sunshine, a fun way to walk my steps for fitness, and of course, getting to visit the wonderful animals and appreciate nature at the same time! This past week, I visited … Continue reading A Quick Visit to the San Diego Zoo

A Photographic Evening at Balboa Park, San Diego

Even buildings smiled for the camera! I decided to stroll around Balboa Park last evening with my camera in hand...and what a treat it was! Take a gander at some of the cool flowers, architecture, and more! You can click on each photo for more detail! Feel free to subscribe, like, comment and share! Check … Continue reading A Photographic Evening at Balboa Park, San Diego

Marveling at the San Diego Zoo!

I spent about 2 hours at the San Diego Zoo the other day. Had some time and brought my camera. Join me on this journey to only a few areas (the Hummingbird House, plus Gorillas and Orangutans and a special surprise at the end of my journey). My short visit was jam packed with memorable … Continue reading Marveling at the San Diego Zoo!

More Hummingbirds: Tiny Magnificent Creatures!

 I continually marvel at hummingbirds...such tiny magnificent magical creatures! Their stunning colorful beauty, their speed, their zest for the "hummingbird life".... It beats watching the news these days. It inspires my creative spirit and hope!  I've  combined some poetry (Haiku), video footage and photographic images just for you!   Hummingbirds: A Haiku: by Susan J. … Continue reading More Hummingbirds: Tiny Magnificent Creatures!

Osprey Perched at Torrey Pines State Beach- August 4, 2015

Somehow, during the past few years, I have become an avid bird watcher, particularly at Torrey Pines State Beach. I am always amazed at seeing Ospreys. I've seen them perched high and also on the beach with prey. I 'm not sure how many are at Torrey Pines State Beach, but I have seen this … Continue reading Osprey Perched at Torrey Pines State Beach- August 4, 2015

San Diego Zoo Animals on an April Morning!

Thoroughly enjoyed a great visit to the world famous San Diego Zoo yesterday morning! Here are some photos.  Feel free to click on them individually!   Just couldn't resist this camel's expression!      The koala exhibit is an amazing natural habitat     Check out this condors wings!        A condor in … Continue reading San Diego Zoo Animals on an April Morning!