The-Beating-Heart.jpg January 12, 2018 at 01:47PM

I do have a tendency to play with things that I think make pretty things.

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Life in the Garden January 11, 2018 at 03:27PM

Just a walk around the block with my iPhone.
I saw this wee beastie and he called to me.

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Sunset from Point Loma January 05, 2018 at 04:13PM

Standing beside the road, I took a couple friends from out of town for a little ride up to the old Point Loma Lighthouse. …
This is what the sunset looked like from there.

I hope we all have more beautiful sunsets in 2018!

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Gypsy lights me up. October 10, 2017 at 03:16PM

Sometimes you just have to play around with an image just because it interests you. …

Gypsy, In the living room.

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Chrysalis June 12, 2017 at 12:31PM

So, As this was a discovered chrysalis, and I am not a lepidopterist, I cannot properly identify this as the chrysalis of any specific type. …

That little ball of spiky stuff is the remains of the caterpillar skin. I will watch this and see if the adult ever emerges. With luck, I may catch some action in a little while.

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_DSC6127-HeartOfSpring.jpg May 31, 2017 at 11:05AM

Mid in the incredible meal, fit for Royalty!

Sixty-four place settings, and room for more. … Outside in San Diego!

This once a year event is produced by, Randy Smerik and the entire staff of the Family-owned and operated, Solare Ristorante Lounge Restaurant on Liberty Station. Voted San Diego’s Best Italian Restaurant for 2016.

Randy Smerik and his team are dedicated to providing an amazing dining experience for you. Chef Accursio Lotà’s authentic Southern Italian cuisine features a focus on fresh and locally sourced ingredients.

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Jimsonweed Flower May 17, 2017 at 02:11PM

On a misty day at Fiesta Island, lives several examples of Datura stramonium, known by the common names jimsonweed or Devil’s snare.

This particular flower just asked to kept for a hundred thousand years. So, I took several pictures of it, and this is the one I kept.

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