SJF Buzz Podcast Launch!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the brand new 'SJF Buzz' Podcast at SJF Communications! Our Host - Susan J. Farese discusses upcoming client events in the San Diego area! Future episodes will include interviews with interesting guests! We'll explore different career paths,  learn about people from other generations, role models, mentors, creatives … Continue reading SJF Buzz Podcast Launch!

Sebastian Slovin – Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Grossmont 8/25/18 & Podcast Update

Sebastian Slovin Author of 'Ashes in the Ocean' and Co-Owner, Nature Unplugged Will have a Book Signing Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 1 pm - 5 pm at Barnes & Noble (Grossmont Center) 5500 Grossmont Ctr. Dr., Suite 331, La Mesa, CA 91942  Sebastian Slovin - Nature Unplugged Recent Podcast Links Giving Voice to Depression … Continue reading Sebastian Slovin – Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Grossmont 8/25/18 & Podcast Update

A Visit to the Buena Vista Audubon & the Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation

  We spent an afternoon walking along the trails and  exploring bird watching (and more) at two North County San Diego areas - the Buena Vista Audubon in Oceanside & the Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation in Carlsbad. Not too many bird sightings but...the beautiful wild flowers and stunning nature captivated us as usual! My favorite find … Continue reading A Visit to the Buena Vista Audubon & the Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation

Interview: Nature Unplugged Owners Sebastian Slovin & Sonya Mohamed

By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications When was the last time that you 'unplugged' from your devices and appreciated or partook in 'nature'? If your answer was today, this week, recently etc. - No worries...but if there's a gap...there's definitely hope! In this interview, you will 'virtually' meet SJF Communications' clients Sebastian Slovin and Sonya … Continue reading Interview: Nature Unplugged Owners Sebastian Slovin & Sonya Mohamed

Look Out! It’s a Bird…or Two…or Three – Bird Watching at Santee Lakes!

Santee Lakes in San Diego County is a great place for bird and waterfowl watching! So many varieties can be spotted throughout the year! Here is a PDF Santee Lakes Birdlist as of 2016. I've made a short video from my brief visit the other day. A Great White Egret was the highlight! Also spotted Wood Ducks, … Continue reading Look Out! It’s a Bird…or Two…or Three – Bird Watching at Santee Lakes!

Bird Watching & Photography at Lake Hodges, Escondido, CA

  A great morning hike and "Birding with a Camera" at Lake Hodges, Bernardo Bay Staging Area, at the San Dieguito River Park Trail with Senior Ranger Dave Hekel and Krisztina Sheeff, KS Nature Photography. Here's a short video to recap the morning... Disclaimer: I am still learning....Birds (and butterflies) were moving QUICKLY and I am quite … Continue reading Bird Watching & Photography at Lake Hodges, Escondido, CA

Art in Nature on a Sunday…

It was a beautiful Sunday and as usual I had my camera with me! Snapped some photos at Liberty Station as well as on Manzanita Trail at Pacific Highlands Ranch (Carmel Valley),  San Diego. Feel free to click on each photo for more detail... This was my view of downtown San Diego looking south from Liberty … Continue reading Art in Nature on a Sunday…

National Poetry Writing Month Day #3 ‘Thriving’ – Haiku & Photos

In honor of National Poetry Writing Month (#napowrimo) I have mastered the first few days in previous blog posts and am attempting to keep it going (with and without prompts)! As I have stated previously, I've been a Mentor at San Diego State University in their Aztec Mentor Program since 2016. Mentoring has been an inspirational … Continue reading National Poetry Writing Month Day #3 ‘Thriving’ – Haiku & Photos

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!

My Power of One Delivers 5th San Diego ‘Act of Kindness’ to Rachel’s Women’s Center

  (San Diego, California, March 6, 2018). There was an ‘Act of Kindness’ in San Diego on Thursday, March 1st from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Halo Cinematic, benefiting Rachel’s Women’s Center (a Drop-In Day Center at Catholic Charities for homeless and low income women in East Village).  This fifth Act of Kindness in … Continue reading My Power of One Delivers 5th San Diego ‘Act of Kindness’ to Rachel’s Women’s Center