Archive | July, 2017

Racing Pigs at the Fair

(19 photos) I’d never before seen pigs race, but I can now mark that off my bucket list! The Orange County Fair is the place to go if you want to have this experience – it’s a crowd pleaser for sure! ~SueBee

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It’s Fair Time!

Summertime = County Fair Time. Today’s Foto Fix was taken three years ago while at the Orange County Fair. It’s Friday everyone, enjoy your day. I surely will because after work, I’m going to the Fair! ~SueBee

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Cocktails and Paradise on Catalina

(9 photos) If you’ve been following my last couple blog posts, you’ll notice I spent a fabulous birthday on Catalina this past Friday. The photos in this gallery give a taste of the spectacular weather and vibrant island life Kat and I experienced. We hiked, kayaked, ate, and drank so that by the time our […]

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Hiking Catalina’s Garden to Sky Trail

(12 Photos) When Kat and I arrived at Catalina Island this past Friday, our first order of business was breakfast. Directly thereafter, we caught the city bus for a ride up the hill to the Wrigley Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum. We were pleasantly surprised to discover a birthday freebie, my admission was comped. We wandered […]

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Kayaking at Catalina Island

(14 photos) For the past four years I’ve made a tradition of visiting Southern California’s Catalina Island on my birthday. The reason behind this is a special deal from Catalina Express, one of the boat companies running trips between the mainland and the island, offering free passage to folks on their birthday when accompanied by […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual 2

(5 photos) I have a second entry into this week’s Photo Challenge of something Unusual. While visiting Southern California’s seaside town of Carlsbad with my mom, I was fascinated by this guy paddling a surfboard with a fishing pole on his back and what looked like regular clothing. As he paddled into shore and got […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

This week’s Photo Challenge is Unusual, or at least we’re to show a picture of something we find unusual. I’m submitting a picture I took while out with my mom on a Sunday afternoon drive through the seaside town of Carlsbad a couple years ago. We both did double-takes when seeing this man leading his […]

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Welcome to the California Cottage

Happy Friday, everyone! Today’s Foto Fix features a wall mural I spotted while wandering down Seal Beach’s Main Street the other evening. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

I’m entering the Weekly Photo Challenge, Collage, with a picture I took at the Brewery Artwalk in downtown Los Angeles. The numbered sock draped over the top really sets it off, don’t you think? ~SueBee

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Half Empty, Half Full

This wine glass, or the work week, half done or not? I’ll look to the bright side of the work week and say it’s nearly half done. For the wine, well, the glass is still half full and at the time I was relaxed, enjoying myself. This photo was taken at Oak Glen outside of […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

I’m submitting the photo I took of one of the world’s most famous bridges, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge. My son, his fiance and I visited San Francisco in late 2015 and walked over the bridge. Let me tell you, that was a long walk! ~SueBee 

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Wish Upon a Stone Mushroom

Leave a coin, make a wish… today’s Foto Fix was taken at the Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino, California. My previous visits, I never noticed the coins left at this statue. I’m not sure the history or reason, but hey, if we can wish upon a star, why not a stone mushroom!?! ~SueBee

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Pink and White

Two beautiful blooms smiling for my camera at San Juan Capistrano during my recent visit. ~SueBee

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Under the Seaside Umbrella

Today’s Foto Fix was taken from the train while riding to Oceanside a while back. It was fairly early morning, chilly, breezy… the perfect time at the beach! ~SueBee

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