Unfortunately, I was not quick enough on the draw to capture Juniper spinning with glee. It was adorable to witness her utter delight at seeing the ocean, which is amusing because our girl does not like water!
The world’s oldest still flowering fuscia – planted in 1899. It was enormous!
The Dire Straits fan in me squealed with delight upon seeing the Telegraph Road sign!
and jacaranda after. Both are equally beautiful to my eye.
Rose Valley Falls – Los Padres National Forest
Another hairless squirrel to ogle and taunt…
Tip-top lunch and sweet service at Azu, with beer flavored with Pixie dust and peel from the famous Ojai Valley tangerines (which we saw growing!) and a very fine Alisal rose. Delicious. What you can’t see? Sweet Juniper Beulah sleeping at the hubster’s feet. Good dog!
Bart’s Books – my first encounter with an outdoor book store. It was lovely.
After many years of patiently waiting, I am pleased to report that the Ojai Valley is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited!