Garden Art

There was an art exhibit spread throughout the California Botanic Garden in Claremont during my recent visit. The gallery below shows a few of the pieces I found interesting. ~SueBee

Cactus of Love

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at the California Botanic Garden in Claremont during my recent visit, and features a pretty, heart-shaped cactus. ~SueBee

Make Do With What You Have

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Garden Art

There was an art exhibit spread throughout the California Botanic Garden in Claremont during my recent visit. The gallery below shows a few of the pieces I found interesting. ~SueBee

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Cactus of Love

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at the California Botanic Garden in Claremont during my recent visit, and features a pretty, heart-shaped cactus. ~SueBee

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Make Do With What You Have

While walking through the California Botanic Garden in Claremont last week, I noticed this shed with an odd leg. Getting closer, I had to laugh at someone’s ingenuity. I hope the plastic holds up long enough for a new piece of wood to be cut! ~SueBee

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Washing Away 2020

I made my annual journey to Newport Beach Peninsula this morning to write digits in the sand, and yes, to get wet, as a wave reminded me who’s boss of the beach. I found that completely appropriate, and it made me laugh! My new grandson was the bright spot of 2020; the rest of it […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s not midnight yet here in Southern California, but I wanted to share a greeting that I believe most of us are glad to shout from the rooftops! Good riddance to 2020 and let’s welcome in a bright, happy, healthy, wonderful 2021!! I took this picture a few years ago at the Riviera Hotel in […]

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It Snowed!

Southern California was visited by a powerful storm Sunday and Monday. My town of Orange had hail, wind, snow, torrential rain, lightning, thunder, more hail…! I looked out my front window to see a raging river of ice going down the street. If I could share videos on here, you’d see what I mean. Truly […]

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Wind Farm and Palm Trees

Driving from Los Angeles and approaching the exit for Palm Springs, you’re surrounded on both sides of the freeway by huge wind turbines. The freeway sits in a valley between two large mountain ranges, and is quite the natural wind tunnel. I took this picture a few years back while driving around the Palm Springs […]

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Morning Coffee

Good morning! I took this picture a few years back while on a Palm Springs vacation. Since I’m not out and about much these days of Covid, I’m going to share random pictures taken during earlier days of freedom. The cup of coffee starts things off! ~SueBee

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Modern Art Christmas Tree

Airplane smoke trails shaped into what I thought looked like a modern art Christmas Tree. This beautiful view was looking from Laguna Beach out over the Pacific Ocean. ~SueBee

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View from Rim of the World

I haven’t been out and about to take new pictures for quite a while by now, so decided to share one I took a few years back. The wide open space of this view from Rim of the World near Lake Arrowhead in Southern California looks very attractive to me! I long for the days […]

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Winds Bring Fire

Late yesterday afternoon the strong winds kicked up again… and later in the evening, Kat messaged asking if I smelled smoke. I went outside and discovered, yes, the air smelled of smoke. I checked all the various local news sites online and couldn’t find anything about wildfires having started. But, this morning brought news of […]

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Old Town Orange, Ready for the Holidays

I took at early morning walk with a very pregnant Kat through downtown Orange. We went early in hopes of avoiding people, and were lucky in that regard. Since the start of the pandemic, Kat hasn’t been out much. It was a really nice change of pace, and looking at all the decorations was enjoyable. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope this post finds you and your family healthy and happy. It’s been an “interesting” year, but I personally have much to be thankful for. Here’s wishing a very Happy Thanksgiving to you! ~SueBee *About my little scene: The wooden turkey was handmade by my sister-in-law’s father a few decades ago, a wonderful man […]

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Sundown at Irvine Park

A brief visit to Irvine Park in the late afternoon recently reminded me how fast it gets dark these days! ~SueBee

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Morning at Descanso Gardens, 2

I’m sharing additional pictures from my recent morning at the ever-beautiful Descanso Gardens. I’ve found over the past endless months of Covid seclusion that my mental health has been best served by visits to the various gardens in Southern California. There’s nothing quite like being outdoors. ~SueBee

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Morning at Descanso Gardens, 1

A spontaneous visit to Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge resulted in the beautiful scenes included in this post. The number of visitors are being limited, advance reservations must be made by all non-members, and face masks are required. I was lucky to get a same-day, early morning spot, took a surprisingly pleasant drive up […]

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Wave, Blue

Today’s Foto Fix is an example of my favorite color. It’s also a color that appears to be taking the lead in America’s elections and for that I’m extremely grateful.  I took this picture at Laguna Beach. I love the vertical lines of light in the waves. ~SueBee

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Views at Laguna Beach Tidepools

It was a beautiful day at Laguna Beach, and deserved a good wander along the tidepools… while being careful not to catch a wave! I was certainly envious of the kayakers going by. I haven’t been able to kayak at all this year due to the Covid situation; rental facilities have been closed. ~SueBee

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Oak Glen After The El Dorado Fire, part 2

Here are a few more scenes from my recent visit to Oak Glen, as I checked out the results of the wildfires. You’ll notice pretty wildflowers growing alongside the road, a quintessential apple worm hole, red apples not picked in time, and other pictures that make us thankful the fires were stopped. It’s such a […]

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Beautiful Laguna Beach

Not wanting to endure another day of temperatures in the upper 90s, I hopped in my car and headed to the beach… Laguna Beach, that is. I was thrilled to nab a parking spot, grabbed my camera, fed the parking meter, and headed off down the path. What a perfect day, and with temps a […]

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