Big Sur Artistry

This week the ocean cliffs along Big Sur were alive with color. Unfortunately, the succulents that provide much of this natural bouquet have become targets for poachers, according to warning signs posted by state park officials. An oil painting of the coast wouldn’t look real to observers unfamiliar with Big Sur’s artistry. But the huesContinue reading “Big Sur Artistry”

Butterfly Irises After the Rain

When the morning sun struck the butterfly irises outside the living room window yesterday, I saw a great photo opp. They were in full bloom–flying as it were. But I waited too long. Rain. Sometimes it was hard, mostly it was gentle. Didn’t matter. The “wings ” became something else, beautiful in their own way.Continue reading “Butterfly Irises After the Rain”