Mavericks Beach, Half Moon Bay, California

Another summer highlight…. and when did my boy grow taller than me??? Mavericks Beach, located near Half Moon Bay, is famous for the annual big wave surfing competition, Maverick’s, which is held here every year.

Spring in Yosemite

I just realized I haven’t posted here in ages. To get back into it, I’ll begin by sharing posts this week from a few places we’ve visited this past year.

Photography 101: Treasure

While drinking my morning tea, just a few minutes after I looked up the photography theme for today, my son ran in from the backyard and excitedly said, “look at these treasures I just found!”  Perfect! The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Treasure

Photography 101: Moment

To capture a fleeting moment…..  but aren’t they all? The challenge?  WordPress Photography 101:  Moment

Photography 101: Water

Crystal Lake, Mammoth Lakes, California Photo taken October, 2014 The Challenge?  Photography 101:  Water  

Treasures: A Nature Basket

My son collects soooo many sticks, rocks, feathers, nuts, and other cool stuff during our outings that his “treasures” have become a bit overwhelming.  In order to provide a space for his favorite discoveries, I gave him a basket.  We call it his “nature basket”, and it’s where the best finds are kept. *** WordPressContinue reading “Treasures: A Nature Basket”

Window: A Room with a View

My son has been home sick for several days.  We’ve been looking out the window a lot. Here’s what we’ve been seeing (all photos taken from inside our home, through our back window)… Photos taken January 13th and 14th, 2014 WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Window

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

DNA Sculpture, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley Photos taken November 11th, 2013 *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Layers