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Palomar Mountain Loop Hike

Alex and I went for a Saturday morning loop hike at Palomar Mountain. We hiked at Palomar Mountain many times but rarely do so in the actual State…

Hills with wildflowers at the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve in Riverside County, California.

Flower Hills

Two photos from a docent-led hike at the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve, near Fallbrook. These hills looked incredibly beautiful but on the overcast morning before the fog lifted,…

Twilight at South Rim Grand Canyon, Arizona, March 2018.

Grand Canyon South Rim

Photographic impressions from a day trip to South Rim Grand Canyon in early March 2018.

Temblor Range and Elkhorn Plain view from Elkhorn Hills, Carrizo Plain National Monument, California. March 2017.

Carrizo Plain in March (19 photos)

When we visited Carrizo Plain at the end of March, the wildflower bloom was probably one week before its peak, and it was already incredible to see the…

Guy Fleming Trail/Torrey Pines in Spring, San Diego, California. March 2017.

Torrey Pines Wildflower Season

Photos from the wildflowers along Guy Fleming and Parry’s Grove Trail in Spring, at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego, California.

Two coyotes in morning light at Lake Hodges, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County, California. December 2016.

Dos Coyotes

Two coyotes in morning light at Lake Hodges. I also liked the soft colors in the landscape as it reawakens with first signs of fresh green after some…

Iced vegetation and winter views along East Grade Road, Palomar Mountain, California. December 2016.

Winter Views from Palomar Mountain

A winter scene from Palomar Mountain on Christmas Day. We drove around to play in the snow – just like everybody else… 😉

Fall Colors at Dunderberg Meadows, Lee Vining, California, September 2016.

Leavitt/Sonora/Dunderberg (7 photos)

After the morning stop at Mono Lake we continued further north on Highway 395. We hiked a bit at Leavitt Meadows and then drove up Sonora Pass Road….

Tufa rocks reflecting in calm water at Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, Lee Vining, California, September 2016.

Morning at Mono Lake (3 photos)

We stopped at the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve on the sixth day of our Eastern Sierra Trip. The water was really calm that morning as the…

Fall color trees at sunset, Dunderberg Meadows near Conway Summit/Bridgeport, Mono County, California. September 2016.

Sunset at Dunderberg Meadows (3 photos)

The clouds that began to move in towards the end of our Red Cones hike looked promising so we went out for sunset. I had fond memories of…