SAINT-PIERRE-TOIRAC vu par TERESA PLATT Mes photos du village de Saint Pierre Toirac dans le département du Lot du Sud-Ouest de la France seront incluses dans une exposition en juillet. Où : A la salle communale à Saint Pierre Toirac 46160. Quand : Dimanche 16 juillet – 15h à 20hContinue Reading

Am currently on sabbatical, traveling, writing and doing photography. In July 2023, I exhibited photos in, and of, the lovely little village of Saint Pierre Toirac in the Lot Department, SW France, 46160. I also hope you enjoy my pictures at and You can reach me at Teresa.Platt@icloud.comContinue Reading

We have such great weather all year in Fallbrook but hiking in the winter, spring and fall is especially wonderful. Here is a link to some great local hiking trails: The Fallbrook Land Conservancy, which manages several local hiking sites and preserves (including the Gird Valley preserve) is alwaysContinue Reading

Fallbrook made the list of 12 towns you absolutely need to visit in Southern California in 2017! Even better, Fallbrook’s listed as Number One! The story features a pictures of Myrtle Creek Botanical Garden which is located just a few minutes from our vacation rental. Come and visit soon! WeContinue Reading

If you are looking for a great reason to visit San Diego in the fall, the annual Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a perfect pre-Halloween excursion. It’s fun, quirky and cool and, because the event is hosted at the Old Mission San Luis Rey, it’sContinue Reading

Grand Tradition is now hosting several jazz and wine festivals at the end of summer and beginning of the fall season. The first one in 2016 was on August 27th and featured saxophonist Mindi Abair on the main stage with other bands scattered around the property. It was fabulous! HundredsContinue Reading

I am always amazed at the creativity of the human race. And the San Diego Quilt Show is a wonderful place to ponder the creative spirit in each of us. Here are a few pictures from the 2012 Quilt Show, which also held a special exhibit to honor Kim Graf.Continue Reading

This sunset deserves its own blog entry.  It was taken from my neighbor’s patio, looking over Gird Valley and the Fallbrook Golf Course to the western hills, the Green Canyon ridge line.  Enjoy the slideshow!

Friends and neighbors recently enjoyed an evening at the Temecula Valley Polo Club.  We had an absolutely fabulous time, in a wonderful setting,    watching the quick and nimble little ponies and their riders.  I hope you enjoy this slideshow.