1/30/2014

30/365


the passengers on the 
 boats got the thrill of their vacation

1/29/2014

29/365

Coast Guard cruising the coastline.


1/28/2014

28/365

waiting for his ride home


1/27/2014

27/365

The Golden Plover comes here early fall and leaves in the spring but not until the feathers  change colors.  These photos are from October, December and the last one today.



1/26/2014

26/365

This old gal prefers the rocks to the sandy beach.

1/25/2014

25/365

Had a great dinner with friends from 
St. Louis, so nice to see you Frank and Sandy.


1/24/2014

1/23/2014

23/365

I am going to miss this view 
from the Brady's front yard.


1/22/2014

22/365

Burrrr, it's cold outside.


1/21/2014

21/365

a favorite piece of sea glass 



1/20/2014

20/365

The female whales come from Alaska to give
 birth and the males come to breed.  This is 
two males fighting show the female who is stronger.


1/19/2014

19/365

Will you still need me, will you still feed me,
when I'm sixty-four?


1/18/2014

18/365

we only get to see the Southern Cross part 
of the year, it is worth getting up at 5am to look



1/17/2014

17/365

it is all I got tonight . . . the waves after sunset


1/15/2014

15/365

this egret is looking for bugs for lunch


1/14/2014

14/365

the sky was on fire tonight


1/13/2014

1/12/2014

12/365


This big guy is going through his yearly molt.


1/11/2014

11/365

 found these bottle stoppers while looking for sea glass


1/09/2014

9/365

my haul today--the ocean has been very giving lately



1/07/2014

7/365

a natural lava arch opens to a pool 


1/06/2014

6/365

I spent the day at an Albatross nesting area 
and was  able to photograph the 
underside of the wings.   
Nene, the Hawaiian state bird, 
stood guard as we walked by.

1/05/2014

5/365

Despite a stringer like this he said 
the sharks didn't bother him today.


1/04/2014

4/365

Once discarded, they come back as treasurers.


1/03/2014

3/365

I spent most of the night outside looking 
for meteors from the Quadrantid's meteor shower.
This is one of my lucky shots.

1/02/2014

2/365

cold wind and rain,
not exactly whale watching weather


1/01/2014

1/365

New Year's fireworks are a big deal here.
He has the best seat in the house.