Archive | April, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

The motion of time passing eerily silent and unseen on its own. captivated by its own energy its unfulfilled lust for speed. the wretched taskmaster never content to be, to just be unwilling to stop and sit a spell. no. we don’t gain even one moment’s pause… we ask where the time went the days, months, years. yet […]

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Rainbow Tunnel

Daily Foto Fix taken in the children’s garden at Huntington Library and Botanical Garden recently. ~SueBee

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Whimsical Garden Scene

The flowers in this scene, taken a week ago at Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, look like little critters waving hello. I don’t know what they are, but they’re both pretty and adorable at the same time. ~SueBee

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Stepping Back in Time

I took a small detour on my way to the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino the other day, sidetracking myself along part of the old Route 66. I’m fascinated by vintage things, historical spots, places that were and take every chance to seek out whenever possible. The pictures in this gallery, of […]

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Pale Yellow and Pink Roses

A visit to the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino yesterday, and wandering around the beautiful rose garden brings today’s Foto Fix. It was a delightfully overcast, cool day, perfect for all the walking I did. The roses have a vintage look, don’t you think? ~SueBee

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Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills

I wandered around the grounds of the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills with my son a few months back. What a beautiful place! Per their website: “Completed in 1928 by oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny, Greystone Mansion & Gardens is a Beverly Hills and Los Angeles treasure, recognized since 1976 on the National Register of Historic Places. […]

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Sundown Pier Views

Some shots from a recent visit to Seal Beach Pier as the sun was setting. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird

A very large bird making an early morning approach to San Diego (California) International Airport is our entry into this week’s Photo Challenge, Early Bird. I wonder if the waiting passengers qualify as worms?! ~SueBee

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Happy Friday!

Some (all) workweeks, you just really need it to be Friday (after which starts weekend). This picture is how I feel today. Happy, Happy Friday to you!! Photo taken at Korean Friendship Bell on the hill overlooking the harbor in San Pedro. ~SueBee

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Touring the Wetlands, part 2

Continuing my tour of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach, this set of photos is less about the great variety of birds there, and more about other things that caught my eye. ~SueBee

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Pier at Dusk

Today’s Foto Fix was taken on the Seal Beach Pier at dusk. I like the style of the lamps, color of the sky, and the sun reflecting on the windows of the oil platform to the left and ship to the right. ~SueBee

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Touring the Wetlands, part 1

Please join me on a tour of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach. Part 1 today, part 2 tomorrow. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat

This week’s Photo Challenge, Afloat, brought several images to mind, but I settled on this one. It’s a fisherman’s rag, left secured to the pier at Seal Beach, afloat on the evening’s brisk wind. ~SueBee

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Into the Surf

The sky grows dark, the brisk breeze sharp, bikini clad for summer, friends close together, to conquer the surf, on their own turf. ~SueBeePhoto taken from the Seal Beach pier this past Sunday.

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Shadow and Reflection

Capturing shadows is cool, capturing reflections equally cool, but, both in one shot, well, that’s super COOL!! This shot was taken at Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach this past Sunday. 🙂 ~SueBee

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Red Lily

Spotted this lovely red what I think is a lily at Huntington Library and Gardens, and it seems like a great candidate for our Daily Foto Fix. ~SueBee

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Long Lens Day

Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach seemed as crowded with long lenses as birds Sunday, as this gallery can attest! It was a great day to be outdoors, and apparently, bird watching! ~SueBee

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Happy Easter!

A lovely row of spring flowers for a lovely spring day! Photo taken at South Coast Botanical Garden. Happy Easter! ~SueBee

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Gallery 2 Added!

The trouble with being ‘out and about’ taking photos so often, is that general blog maintenance lags. I therefore dedicated some time this evening to building another gallery page, furthering our collection of Daily Foto Fix pictures. The page is not complete, my eyes grew tired and I gave up, but I feel quite accomplished regardless! If interested, you can now visit Gallery 2, as well […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

Entering this week’s photo challenge, Ephemeral, I thought of California’s drought, and how this tiny creek would soon be dried up. The photo was taken in Andreas Canyon, Palm Springs. ~SueBee

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