It’s Official!

 Spring has sprung! (Thanks to Jill–and her helpful husband–for letting me indulge in their amazing wisteria vine at their historic…

Get Out!

This Crate and Barrel catalogue landed in my mailbox yesterday. For a minute there, that cover photo threw me for…

The Camp

We took a friend out to a birthday lunch at a popular outdoor mall in Costa Mesa last week called…

The Secrets of Trails

We live in Orange County, California, which is just south of the Los Angeles basin. It’s a huge suburban sprawl,…

A Closer Look

Just a few shots around the garden–mostly California natives and succulents–in the middle of February. If you look closely, very…

Tiki Time

This is one of my vintage ceramic Tiki dudes that I started collecting when my daugher was in high school…

For the Birds

This Black-capped Chickadee apparently dropping down in mid-flight is frozen in time at 1/8000 of a second!  This is a view…