Idyllwild town monument

Tiny Pines in Idyllwild

posted by Sharon August 22, 2016 8 Comments

Idyllwild, a small mountain town in southern California, sits amid tall trees. It’s a town known to welcome artists of all genres. The town monument is a wood carving of…

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Monterey and the Lone Cypress

posted by Sharon August 15, 2016 18 Comments

The rugged coastline of Monterey  features deep blue waters and rocks worn smooth by the pounding of waves. The bay, sheltered from winds and weather, is a peaceful place. Across…

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Coronado Ferry Landing

The Coronado Ferry Landing

posted by Sharon August 8, 2016 11 Comments

A summer afternoon at the Coronado Ferry Landing gives you a view across the sparkling bay to downtown San Diego. The white accordion roofs top the Convention Center, site of…

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The More of Less

Toward More Calm and Meaning

posted by Sharon June 13, 2016 15 Comments

The More of Less by Joshua Becker goes beyond a call to declutter, downsize, or organize. Becker focuses on the reasons to live with less. “Minimalism” he writes, “is about…

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Exploring Mission Trails Park

posted by Sharon May 16, 2016 16 Comments

When I want to relax, I can drive a short distance from my home to Mission Trails Regional Park. A quiet visitor’s center is tucked into the hills, just off…

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Spring in Coronado

posted by Sharon May 2, 2016 19 Comments

Spring is popping out all over in Coronado, an island in the southern part of California. We meandered around the neighborhood on a sunny afternoon, looking for color and life.…

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Point Loma Cliffs

The Rugged Cliffs of Point Loma

posted by Sharon April 25, 2016 27 Comments

The cliffs of Point Loma in the San Diego area draw visitors from all over to explore and enjoy. The crashing waves provide the sound track, and the wind blows…

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The Old Point Loma Lighthouse

posted by Sharon April 11, 2016 19 Comments

What do you enjoy when the weather warms up and spring pulls you outdoors? One of my favorite places to go is the Old Point Loma Lighthouse. I love to…

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