Monthly Archives: April 2022


Our two-week sisters’ trip continues. I think I said in my last post that talking is our main activity, but shopping is a close contender. Oaxaca is a haven for artisans, and the streets and markets are full of beautiful … Continue reading

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A Sisterly Conversation

I am in the middle of a two-week trip with my sisters to the beautiful Mexican city of Oaxaca. Talking might be our main activity, which we enjoy very much. I also like the long conversations because it gives me … Continue reading

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Streamers above Oaxaca

We walked along Calle Macedonio Alcalá in Oaxaca yesterday evening, and the streamers blowing in the breeze above us were mesmerizing. Later I sketched this in dim lighting, using photos to help me remember what I saw. I like the … Continue reading

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The Florida Canyon Traihead

One of my favorite San Diego views is the view of the Florida Canyon Trailhead from the Rose Garden at Balboa Park. It is especially compelling in late spring when our rainy season is ending, and the foliage is young … Continue reading

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A Walk at the Carlsbad Flower Fields

The commercial flowers fields are irresistible just now. Drivers on the busy I-5 interstate pass the giant flower beds, so we know when to gather up our supplies and give in to the vibrancy of the Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers. … Continue reading

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