Category Archives: Nature

The Reluctant Hitchhiker

This afternoon, I heard a gentle “ping” on my iPhone. My sister, Maj, had sent me a photo. It turns out, it was on the front passenger seat of their car while her son, Jonah, was driving around their environs. … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Day

I had been looking forward to today so much that I could almost taste it in my mouth.  For a change I had announced that I was not going to be available on this day. I would be busy. I … Continue reading

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Two Eggs

My daughter and her roomies have discovered a hummingbird nest in the backyard of their Castro rental. Mother bird has been busy tending to her two would-be off-springs. Notice how each egg is a different color. And a great color … Continue reading

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If The Eucalyptus Survived….

We chanced upon this almost horizontal eucalyptus tree while hiking up the unpaved fire trail on McNee Ranch (also called Montara Mountain) State Park recently.  It could have been struck by lightning or uprooted by strong gusts of wind that … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

I came across this photo posted by ajaytao. This has got to be the artistic expression that expresses aptly my entire week. It will now be my inspiration moving forward. Against all odds.  

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