Category Archive for 'California'

return to the redwoods – part 1

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

There is a new post up at my travel blog Journey to the Center.

after the storm

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Black Oystercatchers (Haematopus bachmani) *More photos from my October trip to California and Oregon. There are just a few of the photos which I took on the morning after a day of stormwatching near Crescent City, California back in October. My friend and I spent much of that day wandering on several beaches, studying and […]

wave junkies

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

~ more notes and photos from my October trip to Oregon and California ~ There’s no doubt about it — my friend and I are a couple of wave junkies. No matter where we were along the coast, we spent many hours perched on high look-offs, or clambering about on rocky outcrops searching for the […]


Monday, November 12th, 2007

As photographers, my friend and I made it something of a ritual to be at the ocean at sunset on almost every evening while traveling along the California and Oregon coast. We photographed the shores and oceans in all kinds of weather and beneath many different skies. These are just a couple of my photographs […]

Brown Pelicans – part two

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

In my last post, I mentioned having a bit more to say about Brown Pelicans. I love watching them and could probably spend many days sitting at a few choice spots along the coast where these birds stream by in autumn. As you can see in the above photo, the Pelicans often fly in long […]

Brown Pelicans – part one

Monday, November 5th, 2007

This is a continuation of the posts from my recent trip to California and Oregon. I’ll probably be jumping back and forth a bit between here and there for awhile yet. ~ * ~ As some of you may remember, last year, while Don and I were tripping along the northern California coast, we encountered […]

among giants

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Last Saturday, we hiked the Boy Scout Tree Trail off of Howland Hill Road near Crescent City. The trail sign showed the trail as being 5.8 miles in length. I’ve done a lot of hiking over the years and have to say that it felt like the longest 5.8 miles I’ve hiked, so I have […]