Elegant terns

The elegant terns are back. For the past couple of weeks I’ve spotted them resting in the Monterey Harbor and feeding in the waters off Fisherman’s Wharf #2 and Del Monte Beach. They’re migrants, visiting us after nesting in Southern California… Read More

Low tide art gallery

As is usual for June, the sky this morning was gray and gloomy. However, the ocean was inviting with a low tide of -0.82 at 8:15. Hidden tidepool treasures were exposed for easy viewing.   I couldn’t help but add to my… Read More

Tideline art gallery

The co-action of waves, surge, sand and tides leaving shells, bones, wood and algae creates constantly changing tideline art galleries. Enjoy the mini-portraits of this ephemeral seaside artwork.              

Nature is calling

Join the David Suzuki Foundation 30×30 Challenge by spending 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days in May. Enjoy yourself, get healthier and become more familiar with your local environment. Nothing says living like nature.  

Dead on a beach

I haven’t posted much lately, and I’m going to blame the sunshine. This is the first rainstorm that we’ve had this year, and only the second of our winter rainy season. It’s just been too nice outside to… Read More