San Dieguito River Park – Del Mar

  Fun time strolling at the San Dieguito River Park in Del Mar today despite the heat and humidity in the San Diego area!  Shorebirds are thriving there and the water was crystal blue. Two Great White Egrets were in a tizzy, I saw a flock of Kildeer hurrying above yapping away (who knows why), … Continue reading San Dieguito River Park – Del Mar

A Quick Visit: San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center Loop Trail

I had some free time and took advantage of a wonderful mini-escape to nature! Here's a short video to recap my time strolling throughout the mile long, double loop, ADA accessible San Elijo Nature Center Loop Trail  (Located off of Interstate #5 a bit West on Manchester Blvd. in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California). There are several benches along … Continue reading A Quick Visit: San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center Loop Trail

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

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

A Few of My Views For All of You From The San Diego Zoo!

Happy New Year! I love living in San Diego!  Of all the phenomenal attractions here, one that stands out among the rest is the world famous San Diego Zoo.   I thoroughly enjoyed a long overdue zoo visit with family over the holidays. It was fantastic exercise walking throughout the zoo & the quality time spent with family was priceless! … Continue reading A Few of My Views For All of You From The San Diego Zoo!