Cali Daze! Photos: San Dieguito Lagoon, Delmar & Dog Beach, Gwen’s Garden, Solana Beach

I spent some time bird watching at the San Dieguito River Park Lagoon in Delmar and then took a stroll at Dog Beach and serendipitously discovered Gwen's Garden in Solana Beach. Getting in touch with nature is one of the best feelings and having my camera handy to capture these moments is indescribable! Hope you enjoy … Continue reading Cali Daze! Photos: San Dieguito Lagoon, Delmar & Dog Beach, Gwen’s Garden, Solana Beach

An Afternoon Trail Visit at San Dieguito River Park Trail

  Exciting time bird watching and more in Del Mar (San Dieguito River Park Trail)! Yep...a stingray!   Mama Osprey and Chicks       Daddy Osprey watching closely!   Cute bunny rabbit   Egret with a twig   Killdeer (Lifer for me)   Egret and friend... Eurasian Collared Doves Song Sparrow & Hummingbird Snowy … Continue reading An Afternoon Trail Visit at San Dieguito River Park Trail

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!

Discovering Art in Nature at Torrey Pines State Beach

  Torrey Pines State Beach (below Torrey Pines State Reserve), is one of my favorite "go to"places in San Diego. Why? Because it is always different, each time I visit. I always seem to "see" art in nature... The sandstone bluff rock formations and cliffs are majestic and magnificent. The amazing ocean with constantly changing tides speaks … Continue reading Discovering Art in Nature at Torrey Pines State Beach

It’s a RUFF life: Ugly Dog Contest…(Not Just for Ugly Dogs) 4/19/15 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club!

We (my daughter Emmy, her friend Sydney and I), enjoyed a great afternoon on April 19th, 2015 at the 20th Annual "Ugly Dog Contest" at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club! We arrived about 30 minutes after it started, but still caught most of the contest! The San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce and Del Mar Kiwanis … Continue reading It’s a RUFF life: Ugly Dog Contest…(Not Just for Ugly Dogs) 4/19/15 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club!