Nature and Outdoors
Leah

Remembering the Haunting Santa Ana Winds

The opening pages of Janet Fitch’s “White Oleander” novel has haunted me since the first time I read it, nearly 18 years ago. It’s in

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Nature and Outdoors
Leah

A Beautiful Spirit

I’m not a big believer in the supernatural. But occasionally something happens that you just cannot explain. And sometimes you have no idea what it means at

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Children
Leah

Through the Eyes of a 6-Year-Old

One thing I love to do is strap a leash on Casey and take her and Sophie for a walk. We live in a nice residential

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Children
Leah

Being Claude Monet

Sophie’s preschool class has been learning about famous artists this year. They started with Pablo Picasso, worked their way through Henri Matisse and Vincent van

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Food
Leah

The Little Italy Farmers’ Market

I love Farmers’ Markets. The fresh produce, pretty flowers and unique handmade crafts just make me happy. And of course, photographing a Farmers’ Market is

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Holidays and Seasons
Leah

It’s Pumpkin Planting Time Again!

It’s that time of the year — time to plant pumpkins! Not only is June the start of summer, it’s also the ideal time to

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Books/Reading
Leah

Wordless Wednesday: Animals, Outdoors and Pie

The San Diego Zoo … My own personal zoo (where’s MY spot?!) … Meeting author Beth M. Howard on her “World Needs More Pie” book

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Books/Reading
Leah

Wynona the Redwood Tree

This may come as a shock to many of you. But when I was young, the subject I hated the most in school was reading

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Nature and Outdoors
Leah

Wordless Wednesday: The San Diego Botanic Gardens

San Diego Botanic Garden

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