A Short Trip to See the Elephant Seals Near San Simeon

Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas Beach, February 13, 2011

There’s nothing like a trip to the coast to see the elephant seals and watch the beach sunset to revive one’s spirit. A walk to the end of the pier in San Simeon was part of a detour along the way north, and then I took a photo walk looking south toward the lighthouse. Finally we drove south again to capture the elephant seals with my cameras.

Just Sweet at Studios on the Park

Lynn Kishiyama at Work in Her Studio 2/5/2011

Come along and share my experiences at the opening reception of the Studios on the Park “Just Sweet” Exhibition on Friday night, February 5, 2011. I saw great paintings and other works of art, learned about encaustic painting and photography from Heidi Franscioni, talked with Sally Tippman and other artists, and got videos so that you can hear those conversations and see some of the paintings. You can also hear the Love Notes sing.

Bremen Town Musicians Play at Templeton Farmers Market This Morning

Dormant vineyard in Templeton after winter rains green up the ground

Today gave us a break from winter temperatures and many were out walking or riding. The Bremen Town folk musicians played at Farmers Market in Templeton and when I went for a walk near Turley Tasting Room, I saw this couple riding in tandem along Vineyard Dr. It felt like spring here today.

Studios on the Park is the Place to Be in February

Entrance to Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, California

Don’t miss “Just Sweet” An Exhibition of Creative Confections,” at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles, February, 2011. The opening reception on February 5 mixes art, music and wine, but you can still see the art until February 27.