Tuolumne Meadows

No Room; But There’s a View

I never get tired of visiting Tuolumne Meadows in the high country of Yosemite National Park in California. My parents traditionally took their two-week vacation to the Sierra Nevada mountain range, which from San Diego was about an 8 hour drive. By the time I was eight years old and my brother was five, we …

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purple flowers

Spring Garden

I took a walk around my neighborhood in this crazy, 70 degree weather we are having here in Northern California, that I just had to share! Isn't this garden beautiful? If you are still stuck in winter where you are, feel free to live vicariously through this photo! We "spring" ahead this weekend into Daylight …

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Sitting on beach

Desiderata–You Are a Child of the Universe

Happy Saturday and last day of February, 2015! I had to share this post again with this back story. I had some business on my university campus last summer and as I stood in line, a young woman in front of me sported a tattoo with some of the words from this poem: "You are …

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Behold the Beholder Revisited

Going through some older posts, I found images missing. I read this one and added a new image. I hope you enjoy this older post from September when I got serious about blogging.
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Second Wind Leisure Perspectives

Windy wave action, Sea of Cortez Windy wave action, Sea of Cortez

We have all heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Do you agree? Is all beauty contingent on a subjective point of view?

Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder. As beholders, we view beauty in countless ways. Other names for beholder are eyewitness, observer, viewer, spectator and watcher; all, by the way, actions that are passive in nature. Because this blog shares my perspective on…leisure, life and work, let’s look at beauty from a leisure point-of-view.

Football is here and most of us are spectators of NFL Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and ?? (seem to be adding days each year!). While it may not be easy to behold the beauty of pro football, taking a moment to watch these amazing athletes perform acrobatic skills while catching a long pass is a thing of beauty. So if you are stuck…

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Perspectives On…November

Halloween is over and folks are putting away the goblins and jack o'lanterns. As much as I love October, I REALLY love November. November here in Northern California brings in colder days and nights (how I have missed my sweaters and boots!) and the rain we desperately need. The snow falling in the nearby Sierra …

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Behold the Beholder Revisited

We have all heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Do you agree? Is all beauty contingent on a subjective point of view? Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder. As beholders, we view beauty in countless ways. Other names for beholder are eyewitness, observer, viewer, spectator and watcher; all, …

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