I stumbled across this heart-shaped rock on Carmel-by-the-Sea beach yesterday. Looks like it rolled in with the tide, judging from the kelp stuck to it. Given its shape and color, I’d say it was a message of love from the Pacific Ocean. We certainly love it back. Of course, I’m not wearing rose colored glasses.Continue reading “Love from the Ocean”
You can’t see the danger in this photo of the path above Carmel River Beach with Point Lobos across the way…and that’s the problem. Ticks are out in full force as we weather another drought. Stay on the path, something not easy for Ivan, a long haired dog that loves to sniff all bushes. OfContinue reading “Danger Ahead”
For the last four mornings a fawn has been “sleeping” in our front yard behind some shrubbery. I called the local SPCA wildlife rescue team for advice. Here is the story: If the fawn is not crying or moving around anxiously, then it is most likely under the care of its mother–do not touch it,Continue reading “Visitor with a Story”
Blue skies and fog are an unusual combo, but that’s the weather along California’s Central Coast at this time of year. Yesterday around 5 .p.m. I walked into a sunny drizzle. Nice.
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Here’s a view of Carmel-by-the-Sea Beach from the driveway of a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
My favorite flowers in the hot summer are lacecap hydrengeas in the shade. These lacecaps are in our front yard, growing among some ferns where they are protected from the blazing sun for most of the day.
An egret is about to buzz two mallards at the Carmel River Lagoon–a busy traffic day in the marsh.
Rabbits and quail have one habit in common: they both love to scamper across a road to the other side. This little one used to hang out in our front yard, sometimes it would meet up with some quail–everyone got along. Rabbits and quail continue to visit,. Peace.