A Visit to la Jolla

I strolled along the La Jolla coastline the other day (mostly on Coast Blvd.) I discovered really cool breathtaking views, caves, cliffs, the La Jolla Cove, the Children's Pool, the back of the La Valencia Hotel, beach goers, sea lions and seals, cormorants, and even some beautiful flowers! Here's a short video which captured some … Continue reading A Visit to la Jolla

Magnificent Sunset Cliffs – Despite the May Grays

It's that time again in San Diego...The marine layer is proudly beaming lately and we kid about it as 'May Gray'. I visited Sunset Cliffs in Point Loma on May 21st and was delighted with such natural beauty there... Take a gander at these photos. Not a sunny day, but I still witnessed gorgeous rock … Continue reading Magnificent Sunset Cliffs – Despite the May Grays

A Poem & Artistic ‘Finds’ at Torrey Pines State Beach

  A poem and some photos from today's fitness walk at Torrey Pines State Beach! 'Mother Nature Evokes'! by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications   Art in Nature! Nature as Art! Captured with my lens -Doing my part I acknowledge, respect and document And sprinkle emotional sentiment! It magnifies the magnificence It clarifies the significance And … Continue reading A Poem & Artistic ‘Finds’ at Torrey Pines State Beach

Torrey Pines State Beach: A Crowned Jewel of San Diego!

A place that never ceases to amaze me is Torrey Pines State Beach! It 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 visitors guide for Torrey Pines State Beach including parking rate information from the San … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Beach: A Crowned Jewel of San Diego!

A Peregrine Falcon & Art in Nature at Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego

I Spied a Peregrine Falcon! I love living in the San Diego area. Every time I visit Torrey Pines State Beach I discover something different and magical! Couldn't believe my luck today when I saw a fellow photographer ahead of me, with his camera and large lens, looking up at the rock formations. He told … Continue reading A Peregrine Falcon & Art in Nature at Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego

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!

A Few Favorite “Finds” on Torrey Pines State Beach 3.17.15

A few "finds" from our walk today on Torrey Pines State Beach. Left to right, top to bottom: The majestic rock and clouds, a "beached" seal (that we reported to the ranger), several dolphins enjoying the Pacific Ocean, a round rock atop a rock, a couple of seagulls not talking to each other anymore, and … Continue reading A Few Favorite “Finds” on Torrey Pines State Beach 3.17.15

Torrey Pines State Reserve & Beach Hike: Magnificent Nature (Even a Drone)!

    This morning I enjoyed a wonderful hike with my friend Ninon at Torrey Pines State Reserve. We walked up the hill from the parking lot. (Usually $12/day, but for locals like us, it pays to buy a "California Explorer" Annual Pass which gives access to California State Parks).   A lone Torrey Pines … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Reserve & Beach Hike: Magnificent Nature (Even a Drone)!

Torrey Pines State Beach: My Local GEM!

Awe at Torrey Pines State Beach In my opinion, an absolute gem in the San Diego area is Torrey Pines State Beach! Every time I visit, I notice different aspects of nature, such as spectacular rock formations, pelicans flying overhead solo or in groups, the magnificent waves crashing, high and low tides, people strolling & … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Beach: My Local GEM!