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Out & About—Pottery Canyon Natural Park in La Jolla, California

My wise old grandmother introduced me to the joys of gardening, so anytime I see a plant nursery or anything related to plants, including pottery, I tend to stop and take a look. 691 more words


Friday Flower Fiesta (1-23-15)—Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung here in San Diego….

Flowers are bursting out in color everywhere!

Here are 12 of my best pictures of flowers bursting out: 27 more words


Out & About—The La Jolla tide pools

Any time is a great time to visit the San Diego coast, but when the low tides get really low, it’s time for a visit to the various tide pools along the coast. 77 more words


San Diego beach houses of the extraordinarily wealthy

Yesterday afternoon’s low tide was one of the lowest we’ll have in January, which means that the tide pools along the coast required a visit. 129 more words


Friday Flower Fiesta (1-16-15)—It's aloe season in San Diego!

The San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park both are internationally recognized zoos, but they also are internationally recognized arboretums and botanical gardens, too.

Now is a great time to see both the critters and the plants because it’s aloe season here in San Diego. 25 more words


San Diego Historical Landmarks—#10: Torrey Pines Area, part 1

It has taken me a good amount of time to research San Diego Historical Landmark #10, Torrey Pines Area, because there is no good description of where this area is. 311 more words


Friday Flower Fiesta (1-9-15)—Flower puzzles

Other than a home inspection today—and playing with Zoey the Cool Cat (of course!)—I have been experimenting with making puzzles in Photoshop.

Part of what I was doing was (1) seeing how the number of puzzle pieces affects the quality of the picture, (2) seeing whether puzzle pieces are best with simple pictures or can also be used with complex pictures, and (3) experimenting with the width and 3D effect of the edges of the pieces since that affects the quality of the picture, too. 35 more words