Why I can’t leave you, California

May 22, 2020
Oh, California, I can't quit you. I've tried to leave. I've left once. I've said I was leaving. But then a day like I just had comes up and I know, I can't leave you....

Birds love Lovers Point

March 31, 2015
Oh, the life of a bird on the Monterey peninsula. This gull is perusing his domain at Lover's Point in Pacific Grove, Calif., not too far from where I used to live. ...

In an octopus’ garden in the shade

September 15, 2013
Come along on a visit to the magnificent Monterey Bay Aquarium on the central California coast. The world's finest wilderness lies beneath the waves.  Wyland   The...

Flowers & squirrels; beauty & stupidity

August 22, 2011
Life on the central coast is full of little surprises.Vivid colors dot the grey coast overcast like little wrapped presents. I love wildflowers. Everything grows so well...

Into the mystic: Pt. Lobos on the Monterey peninsula

August 18, 2011
Just south of Carmel is a beautiful state reserve: Point Lobos. The morning's thick fog and August sweatshirt weather didn't deter us from spending a couple of hours...

A blue whale morning (we hope!)

July 22, 2010
Off with our nephew to Monterey just after dawn for some early morning whale-watching. Hoping the blues are close-in feeding on krill this morning. This particular...

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