Category Archives: Coastal meadows

Calm after the Storm

(Click on any image to enlarge) Just when you think winter is behind you, it suddenly lets you know who’s still in charge of the weather calendar.  We had a pretty good storm here over the last couple of days, … Continue reading

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Calla Lilies bring in the Spring

(Click on any image to enlarge) We had some nice spring(ish) weather here a week or so ago and I have been noticing the Calla Lilies in various spots around the Ranch.  So, I knew it was time to head … Continue reading

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Deer in the Morning Light

(Click on any image to enlarge) OK, I couldn’t resist this little guy posing for me.  I went out get the paper and as I was returning to the house I saw this young deer in the side yard.  Usually … Continue reading

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A Christmas Visit from the Sheep

(Click on any image to enlarge) Every year the Sea Ranch sheep herd makes its rounds and ultimately lands in the meadow behind our house for a few days.  This year their visit just happened to coincide with Christmas time.  … Continue reading

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Black Point Waterfall

(Click on image to enlarge) We’ve had some big rain storms a few days back and as the rainfall drains through the meadows some of it ultimately ends up in the ocean.  If the storm is big enough we’re lucky … Continue reading

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Just Another Day’s Hike

(Click on any image to enlarge) Aside from the beautiful landscapes and seascapes within Sea Ranch, I often forget how much a part of Sea Ranch is its architecture.   Usually when I shoot landscapes I often try to keep the … Continue reading

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Out of the Fog

(Click on any image to enlarge) The area south of Sea Ranch between Stewarts Point and Salt Point State Park is privately owned and mostly used as rangeland for cattle or sheep.  I took the 15-minute drive down there a … Continue reading

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An Afternoon South of Sea Ranch

(Click on any image to Enlarge)   The coast between Stewart’s Point and Salt Point is mostly private land and isn’t really accessible, at least not without trespassing.  I’m always intrigued by this stretch of coast just south of Sea … Continue reading

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Revisiting the People of Sakha

(Click on any image to enlarge) Back in June, 2014 I posted a story about the people of Sakha who visited our area for a couple of weeks as part of a larger celebration of the Russian heritage of this … Continue reading

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The Barns at Bihler Point: Coming out of the Mist

(Click on any image to expand) A few days ago we had a nice fog envelope the coast which is always a good time to head out with my camera.  I decided to check out the barns at Bihler Point … Continue reading

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Some Spring Color Along Black Point Bluff

I shot these images back in April when the profusion of ice plant and poppies and many other plants were first coming into their own.   I always hesitate a little bit when it comes to showcasing invasive species like ice … Continue reading

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Meet the “Flockers”

  Well it’s that time of year again when Sea Ranch’s local sheep flock makes its appearance in the meadow behind our house.  I just can’t pass up the opportunity to capture a few of these lovelies, especially right after … Continue reading

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