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Facing Point Cavalla

Today’s Foto Fix was taken while in San Francisco. Beyond the swimmer, and the sailboat is Point Cavalla and Fort Baker. The adorable town of Sausalito would be around the bend, bayside, beyond that, the Golden Gate Bridge to the left, and San Francisco behind me. ~SueBee

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1 + Tea House, revisited

I haven’t been out and about exploring recently, or taking new pictures, so I decided to post a picture from last year. It’s one I took in San Francisco’s Chinatown.  I thought the Tea House sign, advertising for a downstairs shop, was quite a contrast to the laundry hanging to dry on the balcony.  I […]

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Queen Mary Porthole

Today’s Foto Fix was taken aboard the beautiful Queen Mary, looking out the porthole at the city of Long Beach, California, where it’s permanently docked. ~SueBee

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On This Date Three Years Ago

I spent a bit of time this evening digging through old photos and decided to post this one taken on May 10, 2015. It’s apparent I was enjoying a warm day at the beach. ~SueBee

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Devil’s Hole

Continuing from my previous post featuring pictures of Ash Meadows and the prehistoric fish in the desert, this gallery shows pics I took at Devil’s Hole. Per Wikipedia, “Devils Hole is a geologic formation located within the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, in Nye County, Nevada, in the Southwestern United States. Devils Hole—a detached unit of Death Valley National Park—is […]

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Ash Meadow

There are tiny, prehistoric fish in the hot, dry desert. How is that possible? Nature never ceases to amaze! While visiting my friends in Pahrump, Nevada, they took me to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Just look at the color of that water! It’s a spectacular, gorgeous turquoise blue… crystal clear, and with tiny, blue […]

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Coyote and French Fries

While traveling the lonely back roads of Southern California’s desert on my recent visit to Pahrump, Nevada, I noticed something crossing way up ahead. As I approached, I realized it was a coyote… looking rather scrawny. Having the remainder of a packet of french fries I’d bought in Baker, and feeling rather full, I decided […]

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Highway Into the Dunes

For a quick Foto Fix, please enjoy this picture I took while driving on Hwy 127 from Baker, California toward Pahrump, Nevada. It’s a wonderfully lonely drive… much different than the oftentimes bumper-to-bumper traffic I’d been experiencing on Hwy 15 toward Las Vegas. Truly a breath of fresh air. ~SueBee

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Is it a Mirage?

I spent the weekend in Pahrump, Nevada, visiting my friends, Aranka and George. Aranka and I have known each other since the early 1970’s. It’s been nice catching up since she and George moved from Northern California to Pahrump, much closer to my home. It’s “only” about 250 miles. While exploring the desert area between […]

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Two Palms off Corona Del Mar

Foto Fix featuring a beautiful day in Southern California! ~SueBee

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Brewery Artwalk, Spring 2018

(28 photos) I made a brief stop at the Brewery Artwalk in downtown Los Angeles this past Sunday. I didn’t have too much time to wander the fascinating artist lofts and studios, but did catch a few. I must admit that while exploring the artistic creativity that’s in abundance there, the historical setting catches my […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

With this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, we’re asked to show something that makes us smile or is a smile. I therefore submit this picture I took during the golden hour on the bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Corona Del Mar in Southern California. The cute smiling face makes me smile. 🙂 ~SueBee

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Easter Afternoon at the Arboretum

It was a bit overcast, and just the right temperature, for walking through the Los Angeles County Arboretum in the afternoon on Easter, 2018. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

This week’s Photo Challenge is Rise/Set… we’re asked to showcase sunrise or sunset. I chose two sunsets, both taken in Southern California, featuring silhouettes. The beach picture was taken near Newport Beach Pier. The city skyline was taken from the parking structure rooftop at The Grove, a beautiful, outdoors shopping center on the west side […]

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Crowded Sea

The giant Pacific Ocean and it’s that crowded in one particular spot near Newport Beach, California. ~SueBee

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New Orleans Doors, 2

Finishing up pictures from my New Orleans trip with one additional gallery of front doors on homes in the Garden District. What a wonderful trip I had to a fantastic city. I hope to return again one day. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Favorite Place

My entry into this week’s Photo Challenge of a Favorite Place is a picture I took at Southern California’s Corona Del Mar beach. It truly is a favorite place. When my mom passed away nearly two years ago, her ashes were scattered at sea, as per her wishes, joining my dad. That same day, my […]

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Doors of New Orleans, 1

(15 photos) Pulling from the stockpile of photos I took on my recent trip to New Orleans, this gallery features beautiful front doors in the Garden District. I found them intriguing, so very tall; I was fascinated by the gas lighting, they exuded such elegance.~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Story

This week WordPress asks us to tell a story with our pictures so I chose ones I took in downtown Los Angeles. This wonderfully friendly homeless man told me his story… of having been a fighter, a boxer. I must admit to cringing when he insisted on showing me his art form as he boxed […]

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Lovely Leaf

Today’s picture features a very pretty leaf that I noticed while visiting the Fullerton Arboretum recently. ~SueBee

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