Monthly Archives: February 2009

Spring Lace

San Diego needs rain, so the recent storms had only one drawback, as far as I was concerned.  All that wind helped to strip off the petals of the flowering pear trees — which are one of the delights of early … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Shovel

Strolling down Bayside Walk in Mission Beach the other morning, we appreciated Patt Miller’s unique Valentine to the community: a cheery row of pink, red, and white plastic sand shovels dangling from the metal awning of her cottage just south of … Continue reading

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Rebirth of a Wetland

Of the 17 coastal wetland areas within the San Diego region, the San Dieguito Lagoon once ranked among the biggest. The marsh area alone is believed to have covered more than 600 acres.  But fish and marine creatures weren’t the only ones … Continue reading

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