Category: Travel

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Enjoying Oregon in Spring

Traveling to Butte Falls, Oregon, is a visual delight traveling  along surprisingly pleasant byways. Towering Mount Shasta changes with the seasons but in the spring a magnificent looming volcanic landmark appears in the distance, snow-capped and often shrouded in clouds. Oregon near the Rogue River and along the Butte Creek is moist and cool in…

Daily Prompt: Haul

via Daily Prompt: Haul Creeping along the crevices of the vertical cliff, each step cleverly placed to increase balance and progress, the seed haul was increasingly laborious and stressing the oral cavity capacity.  The squirrel stopped, manipulating the front five-toed paws to transport  lunch using their four-toed hind feet digging into the succulents as anchor…

Daily Prompt: Explore

via Daily Prompt: Explore As the image morphed into the vast landscape, objects in the background cleared and as in a diorama slowly became three-dimensional. Creeping lizards and clattering squirrels chirped and blood-red stone giants beckoned with a crippled claw.  The need to explore overwhelmed yet the binoculars belied the distance and physical fitness such…

Malibu Sunrise

Following the beauty of countless sunsets has been a lifetime commitment.  Checking the timeliness of the sunset with the newly available apps has contributed to the ease of knowing when and where to be ready for the moment and be accessible for memorializing this perpetual elegance.  But, I digress … Look at this impromptu moment…

Fall Visitors at the Beach

Family visitors in the cooler autumn season require creative entertainment options such as the historic Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, built in 1891 and one of the of the oldest Ocean City buildings.  With dual missions to prevent ship disasters on the shoals and rescue the ship-wrecked during the foul weather from November to April…

Restaurant Soft Openings

Traveling is often filled with the unexpected and the hope for the extraordinary experience.  Visiting in Los Angeles lends itself to both, the lovely moments and the overrated.  Tonight we went to a “soft opening” of a restaurant.  For those who may not know, this is when a restaurant is still putting the finishing touches…