A Few of My Favorite Things

My brother’s wedding this weekend meant immersion in California’s eternal summer. The signs of fall here were replaced by beautiful plants that didn’t show signs of shutting down for the season.


I was smitten by sunrise …


And sunset …


By roses, both blooming and scattered



My brother and sister-in-law brought their dogs, so the wedding was at the dog beach on Coronado, a spectacle amid all the dogs racing across sand and water.


Oh, the waves. Mesmerizing. I’d watch, breathless to see if the ones that followed could be more perfect than what I’d just witnessed.




It turns out that where there are waves, there are brown pelicans. Another source of fascination.


And boats, these photographed at Cabrillo National Monument.



Along a sidewalk, there were still reminders of the sea. A detail from a bench in La Jolla:


And this bit of spectacular fun appeared on the beach the morning we went out for a last walk before returning to the Midwest.


This entry was published on October 15, 2014 at 2:56 am. It’s filed under flora, road trip and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “A Few of My Favorite Things

  1. Very nice! I stayed at the Coronado many years ago. Quite a contrast to midwest autumn, indedd!

  2. Watching waves is so mesmerizing, no?

  3. Absolutely and completely!

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