Our family spent a few wonderful hours hiking at Tahquitz Canyon ~ part of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation in Palm Springs. Take a look at our short video below with photos by Susan J Farese, SJF Communications and music by Ah Nee Mah: 'Native Visions: A Native American Music Journey'. We … Continue reading A Hike at Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs (Video)
My friend and I recently decided to 'get our steps' and visit the coastal wetland at the Batiquitos Lagoon Trail, located in Carlsbad. We walked 1.5 miles of the north side of the trail and back again. It was a beautiful, enjoyable day in nature! We saw the glistening blue water of the lagoon, a … Continue reading A Visit to the Batiquitos Lagoon
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
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
Some photos from my June 9, 2017 visit to Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala' Photo credit: SJF Communications Feel free to click on each photo (arrow key advances), like, comment, & share!
Welcome to Our Balcony in San Diego, Sir or Ms. Monarch!* A Magnificent Beauty Arrives! I had just sat down looking out at our 2nd floor balcony, when all of a sudden, a beautiful Monarch butterfly visited! I grabbed my Nikon Coolpix L830 and put it on the "close up" setting and snapped … Continue reading Aha! A Monarch Butterfly Visits Us!
Thoroughly enjoyed a great visit to the world famous San Diego Zoo yesterday morning! Here are some photos. Feel free to click on them individually! Just couldn't resist this camel's expression! The koala exhibit is an amazing natural habitat Check out this condors wings! A condor in … Continue reading San Diego Zoo Animals on an April Morning!
I can't get enough of the natural beauty at Torrey Pines State Beach! Simply sharing with you a few glimpses from my "low tide" TPSB stroll where I spotted two cormorants perched atop a rock. Besides viewing the cormorants, enjoy these snapshots of gorgeous spring flowers (seen on the neighborhood), a cool rock formation and a … Continue reading Spring has Sprung! Cormorants Perched at Torrey Pines State Beach (San Diego County) Plus a Few Flowers to Enjoy!
I took a lovely walk with my husband in Encinitas today at the Self Realization Meditation Garden. Here's what I captured! Feel free to scroll/click on each photo, (and like, comment, and/or subscribe)! Beauty abounds in nature!