Seacliff State Beach Pier


"There's a diner downtown that has a booth by the window"
One Day I Will Be The Summer
by t.wagner

"They move across the damp grass at dusk"
Right now, I'm wishing for fireflies
by t.wagner

"All hair and skirt spinning on the patio under those cheap Chinese lanterns"
For a moment you were very, very beautiful. And you were very well aware of it,
by t.wagner

Pleasure Point, California

"Tonight, only the moon silvers your eyes" 
What the Chestnut Tree Saw (August 4, 1944)
by Lois P. Jones

"Catching bluegill as they darted through reeds"
At the Lake
by Michael Escoubas

"Lavender-purple flowers reach toward the sun"
Russian Sage

by Lenora Rain-Lee Good

"A connection of riverbank, rock and hope"
Ode to Euterpe
by John C. Mannone

La Selva Beach

"He drops the fly in so lightly that there is scarcely a ripple"
Autumn Quest

by Melanie Claire Blinn Eulberg

"The Alder's green-leafed branches overhanging the river"
The Silver Singing River
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

"Cast the fly"
Trout Fishing Adventure

by Michael Escoubas

"Crows screamed from a grove of trees"
River Retreat
by Gail Denham

"He knows where the salmon go"
Sapphire Sky
by Annie Jenkin

"Little pond in front; singing birds and frogs"
Beloved Friend Roger's Nature Hike Ended Too Soon
by Nicoletta LaMarca-Sacco

“I have watched gaggles of geese skid onto the water”
by Wilda Morris

"As he wades knee-deep, in the quiet stream"
Meditation on Fish
by Maralee Gerke

"From between trees, I see man walk on wet leaves"
The Silver River Canticle
by Ambika Talwar

Seascape Beach Resort

"He stands in cool still shallows"
3 Haiku
by Candace Turner

"Downtown empty I  pass the shuttered gallery"
by Charlotte Digregorio


"The art and arcana of fly tying is a bewildering trap"
Richard Sylbert
by Jack Zajac

Seacliff State Beach Pier

A Machine for Remembering
by Justen Ahren
Reviewed by Wilda Morris

Poems for the Planet
by Mervyn Linford
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater

Metal Horse and Shadows: A Soul’s Journey
by Deenaz Coachbuilder
Reviewed by Michael Escoubas

Sunset Seagull

Publisher: Artful Communicators Press
Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing
by Charlotte Digregorio

Santa Cruz Harbor

A new twist on an ages old pueblo style recipe
Squash Blossom Fritters
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John
with additional ingredients *
from the kitchen of Susan McArthur

These hearty tacos are great for a snack or a full meal
Lamb Soft Tacos
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

This potato salad will be  the hit of  your summer barbecue
Dill Pickle Potato Salad
from the kitchen of Trudy Escoubas

Unique and tasty cheesecake alternative
Pine Nut Tart
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Planet Earth , Carmel, California

Melinda Halliday

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