Wednesday, December 29, 2010

California Beach Babe

A female elephant seal taking a nap on the beach along Highway 1 north of Cambria

Monday, December 27, 2010

The Golden Gate Bridge from below.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Lots of rain = mushrooms in the bark

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Jellyfish on the beach - don't know what kind of jellyfish, but there were lots of them and they were about as big as a plate.  

Friday, December 17, 2010

"I must go seek some dew-drops here, and hang a pearl in every cowslip's ear."

W. Shakespear

Thursday, December 16, 2010

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature."

H.D. Thoreau

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Fancy Web

"Will you walk into my parlour?" said the Spider to the Fly,
"Tis the prettiest parlour that ever did you spy".

from a poem by Mary Howitt

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Ancient Writing

Reflected reeds on a still lake, with a bit of texture added - looks like a secret message to me!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Lacy Cobwebs

Seen this morning on my walk to the lake. 

Captured Leaf