California palm

Out of all the types of trees found growing along the shores of Lake Natoma, nothing sticks out from the rest like the California palms. There aren’t really too many palm trees near the lake, but once you start noticing them, they make an impression! I first spotted this one way back in early 2015 as it sprouted from the […]

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Room to roam

Just after publishing my previous post about Bruhel Point, I saw a Facebook post from the Mendocino County Tourism Commission with the tag line “Room to Roam,”  and I thought it was really appropriate for my final group of photos from our outing there last May. As I mentioned before, we had the whole area to ourselves when we discovered […]

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One foggy morning

This is the time of year when I tend to start thinking fondly of wintertime’s cold and dreary days. I promise myself that when the seasons change and the temperature begins to drop I’ll more fully appreciate the chance to get out and do something in the outdoors. I enjoy looking back at some of my photos from previous winter […]

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Ocean vista

As I look over the time stamps of the photos I shot at Bruhel Point, it’s hard to believe we were there for only an hour! As soon as I got out of the car, I knew I was going to like this spot right away. I could see the ocean, and the trail that led down the hill was […]

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Tidal

At first glance, Bruhel Point is nothing more than a vista point located a little way north of Fort Bragg on Highway 1 in Mendocino County. It’s okay if you’re content to stay near the car and enjoy the view, but there’s so much more to see. During our visit we had the entire place to ourselves, and it’s quite […]

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The Adventure Continues… Whale Conservation

Huell’s Whale Adventure continues with the third of four episodes today. This segment features almost nonstop interaction with the grey whales, who seem to really enjoy being gently touched by human hands. Next week’s one-hour episode will see Huell getting away from the water a bit and exploring the nearby town. Until then, enjoy the whales! (Click on the linked […]

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