Tuesday, July 28, 2015

I Can Paint!

I don't know where this painting thing came from, but I'll take it! (Color photos coming soon.)

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Beautiful Phenomenon

The waters of the Monterey Bay, California, never looked so emerald green! In all my years of living here, this is the first time the ocean was so green. One of my science-y on-line friends explained it this way, "COCCOLITHOPHORES! Little unicell algae with bright white calcium carbonate plates. Looks like Caribbean shallow water with carbonate sand. Yay!"

It was a lovely sight to behold.

Friday, July 17, 2015

We had a beautifully peaceful family time today seeing that my sister's ashes were tucked into place. The deer were out and about and the smell of the ocean filled the air, just the type of day Martha would have loved. Her niche is very close to their little chapel. The cemetery is right next door to a golf course where deer run free, and with no sense of the city about you. It's lovely. Our family will be forever grateful to our friend Janis for making this day possible.