What We Reflect

What We Reflect

Trees Reflected in a Creek   After the winter rains, I see a lot of reflections. Most are in puddles on the street. Others, like this one, are found in rivers, lakes, and creeks as they begin to fill with water again. What I most often find reflected are trees and the sky. The photo at the left shows a tree… Read more →

Unique Oak Tree on Kiler Canyon Road in Paso Robles, © B. Radisavljevic

Odd Oak Trees

      I don’t consider any tree ordinary. No two trees, even trees of the same species, are alike. Each has something unique about its appearance. Some, though, are more unusual in their shapes than others. Here are some of the most unusual oak trees I’ve encountered. The oak to the left I found growing on Dover Canyon Road… Read more →

Fallen Pine on its Side, © B. Radisavljevic

Sometimes Trees Fall

During our California drought, some trees have weakened or even died because water has been scarce. Some of the most frequent victims have been pine trees like this one. Pine trees have shallow roots that can’t reach far down for their water. We have lost three pine trees this year. The one you see in the photo above actually did fall. Because… Read more →

Spooky Trees on Kiler Canyon Road in Paso Robles, © B. Radisavljevic

A Spooky Oak Forest

  Some trees seem friendly, but some can appear unfriendly. These trees are part of an old oak forest located on Kiler Canyon Road in Paso Robles. It was a road I had always wanted to explore, but I had to wait until after the rainy season. It’s a dirt road, and it’s 24 miles long with nowhere to turn… Read more →

Tree in Harmony, California, hosting bromeliads, © B. Radisavljevic

A Garden in a Tree

In September I visited the tiny town of Harmony, Caifornia,  just to see what was there. It is a town so small it is bought and sold as private real estate. There is little to see there, but I did enjoy their garden of succulents. One such garden was actually in a tree. Yes, you read that right. There was… Read more →

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