A year ago, Big Papa and I were preparing for a trip to Baja, Mexico. Our first trip to Mexico and our last trip just-the-two-of-us. Find more bliss…check out Delicious Baby Photo Friday!
Keep your face always toward the sunshine —and shadows will fall behind you. ~Walt Whitman Yerevan, Armenia Gyumri, Armenia Baja Mexico desert Kelsey Creek Park, Bellevue Washington Want more shadows and light? Check out Delicious Baby Photo Friday!
Prickly Pear farms dotted the horizon as we made our way south into Baja, California. I had never seen a crop so thorny that everyone said could be so delicious. Nopal cactus or prickly pear is native to Mexico and has served as a staple food and healing plant for thousands of years, perhaps as […]
My first trip to Mexico was a three day excursion to Baja, California. I was in awe of the rich colors, the desert, the beauty of it all. Bird takes flight over cactus Dying flowers against an orange wall Back-lit gold flowers Baja sunset Yellow cactus Want to find yourself in awe of more beauty? […]
For such a small place Catavina gets a lot of attention! Located on Baja Highway One between El Rosario and the Bay of L.A. junction, travelers have loved Catavina for many reasons over the years, and not just as a place to stop for gas on a long stretch of highway. Located in the middle […]
“Touch it. Touch it. Touch it!” That’s what the naturalist yelled at me to do, on a boat in the middle of Scammon’s Lagoon near the town of Guerrero Negro in Baja, Mexico. So that’s exactly what I did. I stuck my hand out over the water, and just at that moment, the whale flipped […]
Please don’t stand between me and my morning coffee, but you can have my soda. Soda has never done much for me and part of the reason is I don’t like the taste of plastic or metal with my beverage. On our recent trip to Baja, Mexico I got to sample Mexican Coke and almost […]
A Kapok tree grows in Seattle! Kapok trees grow in tropical climates like Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Northern South America, India and, apparently, Santa Barbara, which is where Big Papa got his little sprout from a friend about five or six years ago. Full-grown Kapoks can reach an impressive 200-230 feet in height […]