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Fun on the Beach

Today’s Foto Fix was taken somewhere along the coast above Ventura, California. It was a beautiful day. With all the horrible fires, destruction, and very sadly, death, in our beautiful state in recent days/weeks, including here in Orange, I felt the need to post a lighthearted picture, try to cheer myself up. ~SueBee

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A Visit to Solvang

(19 photos) I spent two nights recently at the adorable little Danish village of Solvang. It’s north of Los Angeles by about 140 miles, and about 170 from my hometown of Orange. Visiting post-tourist season was a good choice. My motel room was gorgeous and at a rate of $92/night including breakfast and passes for […]

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Farmhouse in the Morning Glow

What a beautiful view to wake up to, right?! I walked from my motel in Solvang at daybreak during my recent little vacation, and came upon this scene. I stood on the empty field overlooking that farmhouse and soaked in that gorgeous view for quite some time… a person needs that every once in awhile. […]

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Rest in Peace, Daisy Mae

(8 photos) My oldest daughter’s sweet doggie, Daisy Mae, passed away yesterday at the age of nearly 13 years. Angelika, my daughter, is devastated and heartbroken. Daisy was a part of her life, our family’s life, since being a wee, tiny puppy. I never saw a doggie more devoted to her human than Daisy was […]

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Mini Road Trip

(10 photos) I just returned from a four day get-away, what I’m calling a mini road trip. It was so refreshing …I don’t refer to my trips as relaxing because I’m not able to sit still, but a change of scenery, new places to explore, lots of photo ops, that’s my kind of trip! Saturday, […]

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Views from the Peninsula

(5 photos) This gallery features some pictures I took from Southern California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, a place with breaktaking views. Happy Friday! ~SueBee

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Dancing Daisies

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at South Coast Botanic Garden on a beautiful, sunny day. So sunny, these happy flowers were dancing a jig. ~SueBee

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The Falconer

(19 photos) I walked along the trail at Point Vicente Lighthouse on Palos Verdes Peninsula this past Sunday. The breathtaking view was enough to keep my eyes focused on the ocean, but turning, I noticed something up ahead on the trail. Getting closer, I realized a man had a large bird on his arm. Closer […]

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Surfer Girls

Foto Fix taken from the cliffs at Rancho Palos Verdes of two gals paddling out to the waves from a hidden cove. ~SueBee

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Bashful

Today’s Foto Fix is of a bashful blackeyed Susan, photographed at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. ~SueBee

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Green Meadow

Happy Friday! Today’s Foto Fix was taken at Oak Glen and features a serene setting with which to end the workweek. ~SueBee

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Somewhere on Route 127

It’s been extremely hot in Southern California, up until yesterday, when the weather broke, and we had a 15 minute downpour of rain. The massive fires raging on the mountains above Burbank, Sunland and Tujunga (near Los Angeles) seem to have been brought partially under control. The firefighters say the rain helped a bit, but […]

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Tram to Mount San Jacinto, 3

(16 photos) Continuing from my previous post featuring the Palm Spring Aerial Tramway and top of the mountain… the cooler temperatures up top would be a welcome relief during our current high 90’s heat spell. ~SueBee

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Kayaking Lake Gregory

(11 photos) I drove up the San Bernardino mountains to Lake Gregory yesterday morning to fulfill one of my summertime goals of kayaking there. The drive took just a bit more than an hour, which is basically nothing in Southern California drive life. The weather on the mountain was gorgeous, the lake smooth, deep blue, […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Corner

This week’s Photo Challenge asks for a picture of a corner. I chose this corner in the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles. As told by the sign, it’s 100 years old, and a suitable corner for the challenge, in my view.  I took the picture because of the year; it’s the one when […]

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Tram to Mount San Jacinto, 2

(14 photos) These pictures were taken a week ago when Kat and her husband, Cameron, asked me to join them on a hike in Palm Springs… not in the desert heat, but on the top of Mount San Jacinto. We took the Palm Spring Aerial Tramway for a spectacular 10 minute ride to the top, […]

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Cake!

(9 yummy photos) How about a slice of cake to start your day?!  These are photos I took while visiting the Orange County Fair recently. If the goodies taste as good as they look, they’re all winners in my book. ~SueBee

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Tram to Mount San Jacinto

I joined Kat and her new husband, Cameron, for what I’d personally call a very challenging hike this past Saturday. We took the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and then hiked a fairly steep trail through a pine forest at high altitude. I pasted some information from the tram website below for those interested. If you’re […]

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Left or Right

This seagull and I had quite the conversation during my recent visit to La Jolla near San Diego. He was insistent I tell him whether his left or right profile was more photogenic. Honestly, I couldn’t decide… my focus was on his adorable knobby knees and overlapping feet. 🙂 What do you think? ~SueBee

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Point Loma Lighthouse

This gallery features a little tour of the Point Loma Lighthouse on the tip of the peninsula at San Diego. I imagine it was a lonely place way back in the day, but certainly not these days. It was quite the tourist hot spot while I was there. ~SueBee  

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