Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sundown on Mulholland 1-15-11

As often happens, I took this just as the light was going.

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Dawn to dusk (Jan. 10, 2011)

Today was my first day teaching class in 2011.  I got up at 5:30 AM and meditated, then went for a walk and got this photo from a hill near my house: After work I drove downtown to deliver an … Continue reading

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Pear leaves turning color

We have a pear tree next to our compost pile.  The tree was there when we bought the house, and out of sheer laziness, I just left it there, even though most years it produced few fruit or no fruit.  … Continue reading

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Sunset Jan. 6

After a camera-free hike and lunch with my excellent friend Jeannie, I noticed an interesting sky that promised a photogenic sunset, so I raced home for my camera & tripod and sped up the hill.  Some young people were making … Continue reading

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Snowy mountains January 3, 2010

This has been an unusually cold winter, with a lot of precipitation.  On the night of Jan. 2, the snow level dropped down to 2,000 feet or less.    On Jan. 3 there was snow on the ground in Santa Clarita … Continue reading

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Expensive sushi

On Christmas Day 2010, at the loving insistence of my wife Mamie & daughter Angela, I went out with them for sushi at a well-regarded Japanese restaurant on Ventura Boulevard.  The plan was to rendezvous with another couple whom Mamie … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day hike at sundown

I took these while hiking with my buddy Lou in the former Ahmanson Ranch.  I love how the sky grows wings sometimes. © John Mears, 2011. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of these photographs without express and written permission from John … Continue reading

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