These are the last shots from our 17 mile scenic drive from Monterey to Carmel.  The ocean is simply gorgeous, and I miss it so much already back here in landlocked Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  What do you think? Do you have a favorite below? Ocean Photo #1.  I find the west coast to be much more rugged […]

I don’t golf.  I don’t know much about golf other than there are clubs and a white ball involved.  I have no idea if there is a real name for this part of Pebble Beach, or not, but I am calling it the Winner Wall.  Here is a close, closer, closest take on the wall […]

From the mama and baby in the town of Monterey to those who eluded me while hiking at Point Lobos, the deer we encountered on our trip to Northern California were much smaller than those at home.  Here are three of my favorite deer shots from our 17 mile scenic drive from Monterey to Carmel. […]

China Rock is one of many scenic stops along the 17 mile drive from Monterey to Carmel.  It is named for the Chinese fisherman who lived along this coast in the late 1800s and early 1900s, making their homes at the base of this big pile of rocks. For some reason, it reminds me a bit […]

As we started the scenic, 17 Mile Drive around the Monterey peninsula, we explored a few tide pools along the coast in Pacific Grove. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Tide Pool Photo #1.  This little crab was headed back to sea.   Tide Pool Photo #2.  Pretty little (snail) shells […]