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

Butterflies on Parade – Haiku & Photos: San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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

Aha! A Monarch Butterfly Visits Us!

  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!

San Diego Zoo Animals on an April Morning!

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!

Spring has Sprung! Cormorants Perched at Torrey Pines State Beach (San Diego County) Plus a Few Flowers to Enjoy!

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!