Although it’s a two hour drive from San Francisco, Point Lobos is one of my favorite places to hike, and I’m always so excited when a trip to California allows me to go out of my way to visit Monterey.  This is an abandoned building toward the coast from Whaler’s Cove. On Today’s Date in […]

A view of the Pacific Ocean from a cliff at Point Lobos in Carmel, California. You Might Also Enjoy: Other Monterey Posts Other Flower Posts

While in Billings, Montana, we had a chance to attend a Billing Wolves indoor football game.  After their season finale win against the Nebraska Danger, fans were invited down to the field to meet the team.  After my youngest daughter scored autographs from several players, she moved to the line waiting Thomas “Frenchie” Chameraud’s autograph. […]

This gorgeous, young deer let me get pretty close while hiking at Point Lobos in Monterey, California last August.  I’ve encountered quite a few deer on the Monterey Peninsula over the years including this momma and baby walking down the middle of the street in town and these guys along the 17 Mile Drive from […]

Like most of the animals at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the sea otters are rescued animals that can no longer survive in the wild.  They have always been my favorite exhibit at the aquarium. The good news about photographing sea otters at the aquarium is that you can get closer than in the wild.  The […]