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September 13, 2018 ... getting out and about

Uncharacteristically, I have been feeling good about some of my recent images. Of course, this bubble can easily be burst by submitting them to the tender mercies of a photographic judge. 808 more words


Winter Gardens to Visit: Part Two: Native Gardens

We are so lucky here in Australia that much of our native flora, as well as South African natives, bloom in the Winter. Here are two wonderful native gardens we visited last June! 948 more words


Graceful Landscapes

For me, there is grace in a beautiful landscape. Being a city dweller, it can be a bit of a chore to get to one of these places but it is always worth the effort. 41 more words

Urban Life

Sights from Sherman Gardens

I’m sharing a bit of scenery from Sherman Gardens, located a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Corona Del Mar. With a greenhouse, Koi pond, gift shop, cafe, and research library along with pathways wandering through various themed plantings, it’s easy to enjoy a full afternoon there. ~SueBee


Succulent Arrangements at Sherman Gardens

These arrangements are lining the walkway to the succulent section at Sherman Gardens in Corona Del Mar. Aren’t they pretty?! ~SueBee


Weekly Update #19: Outback Adventures Part 3

So life got a little hectic for the last couple of months and I ended up taking an unexpected hiatus from the blog.  Between a visit from my best friend to soaking up as much time as I could with my Aussie family to the craziness of potentially having the assignment extended for another year… and everything in between.  1,290 more words

Weekly Updates

Lily Pond at Sherman Gardens

I visited the beautiful Sherman Gardens in nearby Corona Del Mar earlier this week. It was a lovely, overcast day, perfect for photographing flowers. Just inside the garden entrance off Pacific Coast Highway is the ever-delightful lily pond with the adorable otter holding a hose, filling water into the pond. 16 more words