Sailboat at San Simeon

Sailboat at San Simeon

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at San Simeon last year, during my vacation up California’s central coast. San Simeon is well-known as the home of Hearst Castle, a gorgeous estate ...

Laurel and Hardy at the Seashore

Laurel and Hardy at the Seashore

The expression on their faces, and their interaction after this picture was taken, reminded me of the famous comedy duo. This picture was taken on one of Southern California’s piers. ...

Weekly Photo Challenge, Face

Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

For this week’s Photo Challenge: Face, I chose a picture of my oldest daughter, Angelika, that I took in 2013 at Santa Cruz’s Beach Boardwalk. We had so much fun visiting that gorgeous ...

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Sailboat at San Simeon

Sailboat at San Simeon

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at San Simeon last year, during my vacation up California’s central coast. San Simeon is well-known as the home of Hearst Castle, a gorgeous estate high on the hill above the coast. This photo always seemed magical to me, and brings reminisces of stories mom and dad shared about the sailboat […]

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Laurel and Hardy at the Seashore

Laurel and Hardy at the Seashore

The expression on their faces, and their interaction after this picture was taken, reminded me of the famous comedy duo. This picture was taken on one of Southern California’s piers. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge, Face

Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

For this week’s Photo Challenge: Face, I chose a picture of my oldest daughter, Angelika, that I took in 2013 at Santa Cruz’s Beach Boardwalk. We had so much fun visiting that gorgeous area, several hours up California’s coast, and this picture brings it all back. Angelika’s playful personality shining through as she’s imitating “Laughing Sal” makes me smile. […]

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Pirate Balloon

Pirate Balloon

Today’s Foto Fix was taken while driving back from San Diego a month or so ago. ~SueBee

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White Crane in the Woods

White Crane in the Woods

Today’s Foto Fix was taken yesterday at Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim Hills, the next town over from where I live in Orange. Look in the center of the photo, along the path, and you’ll see the bird in flight. I was surprised to see this beautiful bird within such a heavily wooded area. ~SueBee

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Seven Pelicans Gliding

Seven Pelicans Gliding

Today’s Foto Fix was taken near Carlsbad in Southern California, south of where I live in Orange. I was pleased to capture all seven birds as they sailed by in formation. ~SueBee

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LB Farmer's Market  (1)

LB Farmer’s Market

A delicious gathering of fresh, Southern California produce, with photos taken at the Long Beach Farmer’s Market recently. Hungry?! ~SueBee

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Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at Descanso Gardens and features fallen camellia blossoms someone laid out in a spiral. This photo seemed a good one for 2016 Earth Day! ~SueBee

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Getting ready for a swim

San Francisco, part 2

Continuing my tour of San Francisco, these shots were taken from Fisherman’s Wharf as we made our way toward the Golden Gate Bridge. We were surprised to see people swimming in that very cold water. Wet suits or not it had to be really cold. ~SueBee

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Boats at San Francisco harbor

San Francisco, part 1

This is the first of several posts I’ll share over upcoming days featuring my recent weekend spent in the beautiful city of San Francisco. Today’s gallery starts off at Fisherman’s Wharf. The early morning was a bit overcast, but it quickly cleared and became the prettiest day I’ve ever seen up there! I definitely left […]

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UFO

UFO

Can you identify the UFO (unknown flying object) in the upper right of this picture I took at San Francisco a few weeks ago? I didn’t notice the object until just now, as I gathered pictures for my next blog post, so I have no clue what it is. Since I was trying to focus on the […]

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Danger, Keep Out

Danger, Keep Out

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at San Francisco while I was walking along Fisherman’s Wharf earlier this month. The sign seemed a bit of an understatement, considering there’s a battleship in the background. ~SueBee

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Ahoy to Alcatraz

Ahoy to Alcatraz

Today’s Foto Fix was taken a week ago in San Francisco during a wonderful weekend visiting there with my son and his boyfriend. We explored the city top to bottom by foot, and with camera. I have several hundred photos to sort through, once I finish the arrangements I’m working on for my mom’s memorial […]

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Pops of Color

Pops of Color

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at a plant nursery near Carlsbad, California and features the most colorful mushrooms (toadstools?) you’ll ever see! ~SueBee

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In Memory

In Memory

This photo is dedicated to my dear, sweet mom who passed away this past Saturday afternoon at the age of 98. Her passing was peaceful and without pain. My family and I are heartbroken. She was the anchor of our small family, she was always there, we were extremely close. I chose this picture because […]

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Walking Down a Country Road

Walking Down a Country Road

A haiku for this Thursday, featuring a photo taken at Fiscalini Ranch Preserve in Cambria, a quaint village on California’s Central Coast. ~SueBee Small yellow flower in the middle of the road beckons me forward.

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Officially Spring

Officially Spring

Celebrating the first day of Spring with a picture of lavender growing at Descanso Gardens. ~SueBee

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Descanso Gardens in March, part 1 (1)

Descanso Gardens in March, part 1

Descanso Gardens is a photographer’s paradise in any season, but early in the year has always been my favorite. These pictures were taken two weeks ago during my spontaneous visit to the gardens in La Canada Flintridge, right next door to the city of La Crescenta where I spent a delightful childhood. Enjoy your weekend! […]

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Happy Friday said the Goose

Happy Friday said the Goose

My favorite day of the workweek is here. Happy Friday! This picture was taken at Descanso Gardens. ~SueBee

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Toadstool Village

Toadstool Village

Today’s Foto Fix was taken ground-level at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge during my visit a week or two ago. ~SueBee

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