Pacheco Pass is a connector between California’s coast and its agricultural rich, central valley. I frequently drive this pass route that cuts through what is known as the Diablo Range. Once in a great while near sunset I will pull to the side of the road to take photos of the soft hillsides, the gnarledContinue reading “The Hillside”
What’s remarkable about this shot is that Anne took it through a dirty windshield a few days ago while I was driving us over the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Oh, those steady hands. Oh, that traffic!
There are various faces on the boulders that line Carmel Bay. Here is one of my favorites resting at Carmel Point. Strong chin.
This week I took a photo of the Carmelite Monastery as viewed from the Granite Point Trail at Point Lobos. I’ve walked this area for decades and often wondered what the monastery is like–reviews of it praise the gardens maintained by the Carmelite nuns. With this post I have made it a priority to visitContinue reading “Monastery by the Sea”
It’s been a wet week in the Carmel area. Here are two views from the same spot on Carmel River State Beach: (top) looking up river–those are low flying clouds in the distance; (below) and after a 180–the river flow into the ocean with Point Lobos on the horizon. Peace.