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We live approximately 30 miles inland from the coast, but given that California offers 840 miles of general coastal views, we construct our lives to take advantage of as much access as possible. 576 more words


Bay webcams 2017

It’s foggy and cool today, and so I’m working on a perfect indoor task — updating my two previous posts on the webcams around Monterey Bay (they change regularly). 933 more words

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Del Mar Sunsets

California sunsets.  <3

Steps outside my apartment in Del Mar just north of Torrey Pines.

These views never get old.



Walking my neighborhood is always a treasure hunting experience — if I’m mindful and look carefully, there’s much to find. This time of year the warblers are migrating through and the trees and vines are alive with small flitting birds. 170 more words

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Curious Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of the curious observers, teachers and scientists working to wow and inform us. Thanks for 2016.

Looking forward to your visual, verbal and written insights about our wondrous world next year. Wishing you well in 2017.

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Holiday bird: Cedar Waxwing

The cedar waxwing is my December holiday bird.

Although many birds visit our area or migrate through in December, cedar waxwings are stand outs for me. 113 more words

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Dungeness crabs

During the summer of 2013 I got to know Dungeness crabs very well. (Also see my 2013 post.) For three months, small crabs (about an inch or two across) and crab molts (old shells discarded so the crab can grow) littered the beach I walk regularly. 431 more words

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