Tag Archives: Carmel Ca

Sights on the Monterey Peninsula

Happy 2016. I am lucky enough to spend the end of each year in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Here are some of the sights I have enjoyed. For the first time in four years there were storms and the sea turned rough … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Season

I love the magic of this time of year. I love the light as the sun travels further away from my spot on the planet. I love the added light of the candles lit, be they Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, Christmas … Continue reading

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The Towns of Christmas Past

I gaze out the window at the rain streaming down the windows of my cottage in Carmel on Christmas Day and like the ghosts of A Christmas Carol, I think of Christmas days past. Growing up in South Africa we … Continue reading

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Hearts On a Carmel Beach

I found hearts on the beach today. I don’t mean human hearts, although there were quite a few of them. A young Asian mother whose five-year-old and a two-year-old picked up rocks, pebbles and shells. The little one also picked … Continue reading

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