Monthly Archives: December 2010

Yes, I love the rain

I took these from my car on December 29, just after another winter storm passed through. © John Mears, 2010. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of these photographs without express and written permission from John Mears is strictly prohibited. If photos … Continue reading

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December 27, 2010

It was a cold, blustery day. These vines were growing near the trail. I love walking alone — it’s a kind of meditation.  Just after I had a particularly interesting realization, which I now of course forget, I heard an … Continue reading

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Clouds on the mountains

Went walking with our daughter and two of her friends yesterday, saw these clouds on the mountains to the east. Even on bad days, I’m grateful to the universe to live in the midst of such beauty. With these photos … Continue reading

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Sunset after the rain

This is a continuation of yesterday’s hike with my camera.  After shooting the mushrooms from the mud, I struggled up a steep and waterlogged hill to face this view. This my favorite kind of light for taking photos, and my … Continue reading

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A long walk after the rain

Today (Dec. 23) I got off my lazy vacationing butt and went for a long walk on a trail near my house.  I was thinking of going down into Aliso Canyon, but at the last minute changed my mind & … Continue reading

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December rain

It’s been raining for days and rivers of mud are burying cars and houses.  I took this photo from my car, parked on a hillside overlooking the valley, in the rain. © John Mears, 2010. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of … Continue reading

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