My February 2022 Photo of the Month is SC122, taken on a beautiful morning in San Diego’s Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.
It was a beautiful Saturday, and I sought some respite in one of my frequent haunts, the West end of San Diego’s Mission Trails Regional Park.
This past week, a couple of hikers found Bill Ewasko1, missing in Joshua Tree National Park for nearly 12 years. I was delighted at this news and hope this brought his family some closure, and had some personal thoughts of my own on how we seek destinations known and unknown, and the dangers that wait.
My January 2022 Photo of the Month is OH80108, a photo taken along the Wildwood Glen section of Old Highway 80 as a storm came through San Diego County. OH80108 Background I didn’t get out much in January. Save for a couple trips to Walker Preserve and Mission Trails Regional Park, I largely sat the … Read more
Now that I have more time to get out and hike after work, I was thinking of a few places in my neighborhood of Santee. Unfortunately, the West side of Mission Trails Regional Park that I like to hike is mostly off-limits during the weekdays, so I picked a weekend to get out and explore. … Read more
I have a number of friends who are bird photographers. I am not one of them. Numerous attempts have been made to recruit me, but I just can’t do it. Landscapes and clouds, it will be. That doesn’t mean I don’t like and appreciate birds, far from it. After a suggestion some time back from … Read more
I took a trip to the Laguna Mountains during a San Diego storm, hoping for some dramatic weather up in the mountains. I didn’t get what I wanted, but I still ended up with some fun images I wasn’t expecting. Sometimes, the clouds make it over Laguna Crest and provide cloud cover for the Borrego … Read more
Recently, I have been able to do something I haven’t done in some time: go hiking after work. Today, I ventured out to Santee’s Walker Preserve. While I enjoy the Winter, and it may be my favorite season, one consequence is that my office hours don’t work too well with the sun going down. For … Read more
My December 2021 Photo of the Month is JT292, taken on Christmas Eve in Joshua Tree National Park as a storm was clearing the desert.
2021 is almost done, and I will gladly kick it out the door and tell it to never come around again.