Rose Week Haiku Workshop at the Del Mar Library!

Susan J. Farese of SJF Communications taught her 2 hour SJF Communications "Capturing Your Creativity with Haiku" workshop during Rose Week on May 10th at the Del Mar Branch of the San Diego County Library System. Many thanks to Polly, Branch Manager and Friends of the Library for hosting the workshop. We began with an … Continue reading Rose Week Haiku Workshop at the Del Mar Library!

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“Poetic Expressions in Nursing: Sharing the Caring”

https://youtu.be/v8UXZwbN_Vo Promo for "Poetic Expressions in Nursing: Sharing the Caring" “When it’s all said and done, there’s no profession as diverse, as the art and the science of being a nurse” -Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN "Nursing is an incredibly enriching yet stressful profession and besides being a science, it is truly an art. This … Continue reading “Poetic Expressions in Nursing: Sharing the Caring”

A Visit to the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Carlsbad, CA

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Ranch in Carlsbad during June, 2020. I heard about it several months ago and couldn't believe that after 10 years of living in San Diego I had never heard of it. Leo Carrillo was an entertainer on Broadway, in films and became famous for playing 'Pancho' … Continue reading A Visit to the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Carlsbad, CA

We Captured Our Creativity With Haiku!

By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Eight women attended our 2 hour SJF Communications Haiku workshop 'Capturing Your Creativity With Haiku' on January 18th, 2020 at the Poway Community Library. We began with an interactive fun 'ice-breaker' - getting to know each other a bit more. Next, after introductions and a review of my work … Continue reading We Captured Our Creativity With Haiku!

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

Hike ~ Wall Street Mill Trail at Joshua Tree National Park (Video)

We enjoyed a great drive through much of the Joshua Tree National Park, and discovered an interesting 'flat' hike with our family ~ the Wall Street Mill Trail (adjacent to the Barker Dam Trail). The trail (approx. 4200 elevation and about 2 miles round trip) houses a historic gold ore crushing mill and stamp mill. … Continue reading Hike ~ Wall Street Mill Trail at Joshua Tree National Park (Video)

A Visit to the Flower Fields in Carlsbad

Spring has indeed sprung! Susan of SJF Communications enjoying the flower fields! Susan's friend Ninon at the Flower Fields! It was such a fun morning (into the afternoon) enjoying a wagon ride and strolling through the vividly colorful Tecolote Ranunculus flowers (and more) at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California. Here's a short SJF Communications … Continue reading A Visit to the Flower Fields in Carlsbad