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red sunset over San Francisco Bay caused by wildfire smoke

Wine Country Wildfire Smoke Over San Francisco Bay Two Years Ago

There is nothing like a pending PG&E power shutdown (she typed quickly) to bring back memories of this week two years ago, when those of us living “a good distance” from the wildfires ripping through Napa and Sonoma suddenly realized we are not. On October 12, 2017 — the date these photos were taken — the San Francisco Bay Area itself was engulfed in smoke as we had never seen before. Sadly we would see it again 13 months later,…

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sea lions sleeping among my favorite animal photos

Favorite Animal Photos in Celebration of World Animal Day

Happy World Animal Day to my animal-loving friends out there! I thought this was the perfect occasion to share some of my favorite WILD animal photos. Up first (above) are some snoozing California sea lions on the Central Coast at Morro Bay. (If you’d like to plan a trip to Morro Bay, don’t miss my vacation guide–it’s a favorite destination of my family.) However, I must also give a shout out to the most famous furry residents of Morro Bay:…

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friends visit beside Triton and Mermaid sculpture on the Malecon

Puerto Vallarta Sculptures at Dusk – Moodlight on the Malecon

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – As I continued setting up the new photo galleries this week, I found myself spending extra time staring into these photos of the Puerto Vallarta sculptures on the Malecon. Not so much the sunny, colorful captures of the “boardwalk” (you can see them all here). But instead these moody almost monotone photos taken on a twilight stroll as the storm clouds gathered. It was an incredibly busy family trip (as usual), with full agendas each day–and…

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child protestors holding sings at Climate Strike March San Francisco

2019 San Francisco Climate Strike March Photos

As my new site comes together, I’m jumping in with a post of some of my most recent captures: photos from Friday’s Climate Strike March in San Francisco. (Full archive and downloads available here.) San Francisco Climate Strike March Photos – 20th September, 2019 According to The Mercury News, an estimated 8,000 people arrived at the Federal Building on 7th Street, where the march began at 10:00 a.m. on September 20th. After passing the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

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