A Hike at Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve – Coachella Preserve

We enjoyed an interesting self-guided Spring hike of two oases at the Thousand Palms Oasis - Coachella Preserve (on the San Andreas Fault, no less) in the Southern California Desert (about 10 miles East of Palm Springs). Here's a video with photos that captured some of our day hiking at the Thousand Palms Oasis at … Continue reading A Hike at Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve – Coachella Preserve

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)

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

An Afternoon at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

My husband and I enjoyed a delightful afternoon enjoying the benefits of my Keepers Club Pass at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, California. The advantages: I can always bring a guest, I can enjoy the free parking (usually $15), and there are new exhibits every once in awhile to take in and … Continue reading An Afternoon at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

Fun at the San Diego Zoo…and Then Some!!

Yet another fun afternoon of fun and adventure at the world famous San Diego Zoo - thanks to my Keeper's Club Pass. This time I enjoyed the day with my Goddaughter Caroline, and her one of her best friends, Tori! We spent several hours enjoying the weather, scenery, botanical treasures and of course phenomenal animal … Continue reading Fun at the San Diego Zoo…and Then Some!!

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

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

Photos and Fun Exploring Julian, California!

Apple pie, apple cider, photos ...and lots of cool shops and restaurants! We're sold on JULIAN! During the Thanksgiving Holiday, we had an enjoyable mountain getaway day trip to Julian, California. (We usually travel the less than an hour road trip from San Diego each year). Julian is a picturesque, historic gold-mining town that exudes lots … Continue reading Photos and Fun Exploring Julian, California!

Driven to the Max: Photo Shoot and Q & A with Max Cadillac

Meet Max Cadillac. I have known Max professionally for the past five years in San Diego. Our paths have crossed with me providing public relations & marketing, and with him either performing in professional theatre productions, choreographing and/or costuming...and most recently modeling as my photography subject for an action-packed, fun editorial shoot, as Max embarks … Continue reading Driven to the Max: Photo Shoot and Q & A with Max Cadillac