Wind Beneath The Wings

Posted on December 9th, 2012, by Petra

It takes a while and a bit of an effort for a pelican to be airborne, but once in the air – oh my…

And The Winner Is…

Posted on November 23rd, 2012, by Petra

Is there any cuter animal than this Red Panda hanging out at the San Diego Zoo?

Art Goes Kitchen

Posted on November 19th, 2012, by Petra

Properly ‘framed’, even the most mundane cooking utensils are elevated to aesthetic heights.

Portait Of A Cat…

Posted on November 5th, 2012, by Petra

…contemplating life, the universe and all the rest… I assume…

Sleeping Princess

Posted on October 21st, 2012, by Petra

It’s okay – but sleeping on the job? Not so good…


Posted on October 5th, 2012, by Petra

Well, kind of, one could say, with temperatures still up in the 90s on some days. Even down here, nearer to the beach, one is still hoping, hoping for a slight nip in the air at night – but no…

Sometimes however, very early in the morning, when the mist rising from the sea is still visible, everything looks as if one stepped into a fairy tale.

And it is pleasantly cool. Autumn weather – well, kind of.

Sunset With Pelican

Posted on September 16th, 2012, by Petra

We will probably never turn into ‘real’ beach people – but very early in the morning or at sunset after a rather hot day the beach can be quite lovely now and then.

Rain, Glorious Rain

Posted on September 6th, 2012, by Petra

The first rain of the season came very early this year, earlier than I can remember for quite a few years. All good, all good. And yes, this year too neighbors came out and rejoiced.

Five minutes only, but it is a start.

Fishing For Compliments?

Posted on September 3rd, 2012, by Petra

Or why would one place a tag like this on a very well kept and sparkling car?


Posted on August 19th, 2012, by Petra

Jokester alert!