Around Santa Cruz

Around Santa Cruz

Snuggled on the coast,
redwoods meet the ocean breeze:
come to Santa Cruz.

Here are some from Santa Cruz and the surrounding area, where “surrounding” is rather loosely defined, as you’ll see.

West Waddell Creek State Wilderness
West Waddell Creek State Wilderness

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Catalina 2017

Catalina 2017

Brave seas and mountains,
to get where buffalo roam
and escape the race.

Once again, I camped on Catalina island with some friends over July 4th weekend.

Here are some photos!

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Joshua Tree

Years of drought over,
desert flowers bloom among
the Joshua Trees.

I made it out to Joshua Tree National Park for a weekend recently. We had missed the peak blooming season, but to my pleasant surprise, there were still flowers blooming throughout the park!

What a marvelous place.

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Puerto Rico

Lost in humid jungle,
Spanish forts watch busy seas:
Tropical winter.

Here are some photos from Puerto Rico!

Tree in old San Juan
Tree in old San Juan

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