Butterflies on Parade – Haiku & Photos: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

I have been delighted with some great perks and benefits with my Keepers Club Membership  at the  San Diego Zoo Safari Park!  We visited a great new exhibit, "Butterfly Jungle" at the Safari Park in Escondido, California the other day... Please note: The Butterfly Jungle is only open now through April 15th from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. … Continue reading Butterflies on Parade – Haiku & Photos: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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)

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!

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!

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

Captured Images: Earth Day 2017 at Balboa Park, San Diego

  Celebrating the Earth and the Day...One Flower or Image at a Time! It was a beautiful San Diego day last Sunday, April 23, 2017. I was meeting friends from the East Coast at the San Diego Zoo. Little did I know that Balboa Park was celebrating Earth Day, and it was extremely crowded! Parking took forever! … Continue reading Captured Images: Earth Day 2017 at Balboa Park, San Diego

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!