Continuing their watch

I nearly missed the Historic Life-Saving Station Cemetery even though I was on the alert as I drove along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Point Reyes National Seashore. I had seen a signpost on my way south, but traveling northbound the turn was unmarked. When I finally spotted it, the narrow lane took me over a cattle guard and up […]

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Meet the Inspector

It was Thursday morning, and I was packing up to leave my AirBnB near Tomales Bay, running in and out of the house with my bundles and bags. Suddenly I realized I was no longer alone — someone had slipped in through the open door and was casually stalking about, tail in the air, casting an eye over the place […]

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Along Tomales Bay

I was almost sorry to be heading to Point Reyes with little time to spare, because there were so many places along Highway 1 in Marin County where I would have loved to pull over and admire the scenery. Although I can just barely remember some trips to Dillon Beach (just across from Tomales Point, at the mouth of the […]

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Coastal cottage garden

Part of the fun I find in staying in an unfamiliar place is focusing on the small details that add to the atmosphere. Even if you may not notice them, these touches definitely add to the feeling of relaxation and serenity these short escapes provide. In this case, I was only able to stay for one night, and due to […]

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Marin memories

This morning I realized that I made a silly mistake when I published yesterday’s post. I had intended to save the Lake Tahoe photos for next Monday — which explains my remark about finishing out the year! It’s not too important, but I did feel dumb; and in next week’s Memory Monday post you’ll see the pictures of my niece […]

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Along the Canopy Trail

Muir Woods National Monument is such an amazing and beautiful place, it’s simply impossible to take it all in during a single visit. I finally had a chance to go there on a day trip last September; but despite shooting lots of photos, it still feels like a dream to me now! I’m not sure when I’ll make it back, […]

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Muir Woods walk

I shot so many photos on my visit to Muir Woods — but there’s quite a few of them that came out rather blurry, really suitable only as personal reminders of my enjoyable day. Happily, that still leaves a load of images for me to share, so here are a few more, in no particular order.

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