Category Archives: Nature

The Orchid Goddess

I don’t have a green thumb. I’ve accidentally killed most of the plants I’ve ever owned. But I have the most beautiful orchid I’ve ever seen in my life in my living room and I’ve magically kept her alive and … Continue reading

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Put Yourself in the Way of Beauty

“There’s a sunset and a sunrise every day. You can choose to be there for it, you can choose to put yourself in the way of beauty.” ~ Cheryl Strayed’s late mother Bobbi, from Wild. I took this photo this … Continue reading

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Ojai Lioness Statue

I’m a little late in giving my Thanksgiving update, but we spent it in Ojai, California, (pronounced Oh-hi) which is about an hour and a half north of Los Angeles by car, with Bexon’s Nana Linda and Opa (German for … Continue reading

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Magical Flower

This is one of the most interesting flowers I’ve ever seen. I found it in my backyard yesterday. Actually, I almost missed it. I was walking on my home treadmill, out in our converted garage/office, and this is what I … Continue reading

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Butterflies in California

I took all of these California butterfly pictures with my cellphone camera here in Los Angeles. Every time I see a butterfly in my yard or in my line of vision anywhere, I try to stop to watch it. It … Continue reading

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Baby Shark Encounter

When we were in Sunset beach, North Carolina visiting my family last month, we went on a long evening beach walk with a large crew of family and friends to get ice cream at the local parlor. Although this wasn’t … Continue reading

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Zebra Photobomb

Gee, thanks for making this awkward, zebra. Has this ever happened to you? You go on an innocent family zoo trip with your child, in this case to the world class San Diego Zoo, and you try to get some … Continue reading

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